Assisted dying: The judge tasked with ensuring the system is not abused

Justice Betty King explains the role of the board in overseeing the scheme

This week, Australian Doctor is profiling those who will be involved in Victoria’s voluntary euthanasia scheme. Its launch on 19 June is a historic moment in Australian healthcare, and a vast ethical step for the medical profession.

Betty King
Justice Betty King. Photo: Fairfax

Justice Betty King is the chair of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board. She explains the role of the