First person dies under voluntary euthanasia laws: Here is her story

Kerry Robertson was diagnosed with breast cancer, which eventually metastasised in her bones
Kerry Robertson
Kerry Robertson, pictured in May 2019.

Kerry Robertson, 61, has become the first terminally ill patient to end their life under Victoria’s assisted dying scheme.

It emerged on Sunday that she died in a nursing home in Bendigo on 15 July after being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer just over four years ago.