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‘Surprise’ over SAPOL view

Apostolic Administrator Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ has expressed “great surprise” over statements reported to have been made on behalf of SA Police in a submission to a Parliamentary inquiry into end of life choices.

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Putting some balance in the dying debate

As one of only a handful of palliative care nurse practitioners in South Australia, Kevin Hardy is well qualified to talk about dying. He spoke to JENNY BRINKWORTH ahead of appearing before the SA Parliament’s Joint Committee on End of Life Choices.

Opinion

One man’s philosophy on living and dying

Salisbury parishioner and retired teacher Arthur Nankivell has been providing ‘technical support’ to musicians at St Augustine’s Church for many years. Diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease three years ago, he continues to actively participate in the parish, preparing the Powerpoint presentation and operating the overhead projector each Sunday. Arthur was heavily involved in community service with Lions for 40 years and named Citizen of the Year at the Salisbury City Council Australia Day Awards in 2015. In what he describes as ‘ramblings’ on living and dying, ARTHUR NANKIVELL writes of the importance of serving others – even in his dying days – and his personal rejection of euthanasia.