Latest poll confirms NSW residents support assisted dying law
A NSW ReachTEL poll commissioned by Fairfax media, found that 69 per cent of NSW voters support a law that would give the terminally ill the right to end their lives with a doctor’s assistance. The poll was conducted on 5 October and results are based on a sample of 1650 people from New South Wales. According to ReachTEL, 13 per cent were opposed or strongly opposed, whilst 18 per cent of voters said they were undecided on the question.
The poll results were reported in the Sydney Morning Herald on 16 October 2017. According to the article, support for the question came from more than 87 per cent of Nationals voters, 61 per cent of Liberal voters and 73 per cent of Labor voters. Click to read ‘Most voters in NSW support medical euthanasia: poll‘
These results are consistent with a national poll was conducted by Essential Research in August 2017, which found that 73% of Australians support voluntary assisted dying – click to learn more