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Friday, May 10, 2013

Fwd: Message from NSW Bishops on Euthanasia Bill

 

Faith and Life E-newsletter
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
 
 
Message from the NSW Catholic Bishops Regarding the Euthanasia Bill


My Brothers and Sisters

Further to my message to you on 30 April, the ability to legalise euthanasia has been introduced into the Upper House of NSW and could well be voted on today. In view of this, the Bishops of NSW have released a statement (attached) calling upon our state parliamentarians to reject the administration of legal drugs to the terminally ill and we are calling on everyone to pray that our community will safeguard the lives of all vulnerable people including the terminally ill and give them appropriate care. The media release is attached for your information.

It would certainly help if you could let your local politician know of your opposition.

Contact details for NSW Legislative Council (Upper House) members of parliament can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/483wu3

Contact details for local NSW Legislative Assembly (Lower House) members of parliament are below:

Member for Camden:
Mr Chris Patterson, MP
66 John Street
CAMDEN NSW 2570                                                           
P        (02) 4655 3333                           
F        (02) 4655 3325                           
E        camden@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Member for Campbelltown:
Mr Bryan Doyle, MP
Suite 2A
263 Queen Street
CAMPBELLTOWN NSW 2560                                       
P        (02) 4625 3344                           
F        (02) 4626 3640                           
E        campbelltown@parliament.nsw.gov.au
W       www.bryandoyle.com.au

Member for Goulburn:
The Hon. Pru Goward, MP
288 Bong Bong Street
BOWRAL NSW 2576
P        (02) 4861 3623                 
F        (02) 4861 3546
E        goulburn@parliament.nsw.gov.au
W       www.prugoward.com.au

Member for Heathcote:
Mr Lee Evans, MP
Shops 1 & 2
17 - 23 Station Street
ENGADINE NSW 2233                                                                  
P        (02) 9548 0144                           
F        (02) 9548 5639                           
E        heathcote@parliament.nsw.gov.au
W       www.leeevansheathcote.com.au

Member for Keira:
Mr Ryan Park, MP
Shops 2 and 3
247 Princes Highway
CORRIMAL NSW 2518                            
P        (02) 4285 1588                           
F        (02) 4285 1858                           
E        keira@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Member for Kiama:
Mr Gareth Ward, MP
Terralong House
125 Terralong Street
KIAMA NSW 2533                                                              
P        (02) 4232 1082                           
F        (02) 4232 3577                           
E        kiama@parliament.nsw.gov.au                
W       www.garethward.net.au

Member for Macquarie Fields:
Dr Andrew McDonald, MP
Shop 18 Carnes Hill Marketplace
Corner Cowpasture & Kurrajong Roads
HORNINGSEA PARK NSW 2171                                                                
P        (02) 9608 8991                           
F        (02) 9608 0606                           
E        macquariefields@parliament.nsw.gov.au
         
Member for Shellharbour:
Ms Anna Watson, MP
Shop 3
10 College Avenue Shellharbour City Centre
SHELLHARBOUR NSW 2529                                        
P        (02) 4297 3111                           
F        (02) 4297 3144                           
E        shellharbour@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Member for South Coast
The Hon. Shelley Hancock, MP
1/57 Plunkett Street
NOWRA NSW 2541
P        (02) 4421 0222
F        (02) 4422 1180
E        southcoast@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Member for Wollondilly
Mr Jai Rowell, MP
Shop 1
117 Remembrance Drive
TAHMOOR NSW 2573                                      
P        (02) 4683 2622                           
F        (02) 4683 2595                           
E        wollondilly@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Member for Wollongong
Ms Noreen Hay, MP
Suite 2S Rear Ground Floor
111 Crown Street
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500                                                   
P        (02) 4226 5700                           
F        (02) 4226 9963                           
E        wollongong@parliament.nsw.gov.au

 

Yours in the Lord

Most Rev Peter W Ingham DD
Bishop of Wollongong




 


 

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