What if i called you a rebel with a cause?
‘That is a very flattering one and a nice one. They are not always that nice to me. You see, I have been involved in a couple of different issues (Aboriginal land rights, nuclear disarmament), but this end-of-life issue has become my most important topic. It is the one I am most involved in, the last 25 years. It has become my life, in fact. After my study in physics and the completion of my PhD degree, I decided not to work as a physicist. It was the time of anti-war, anti-Vietnam movements and my work could be used in developing weapons. So, I started to study medicine as a ‘mature student’. After that, I started to work as a junior doctor in the biggest hospital in the Northern Territories. At that time, 1995, the local government brought in a law called the Rights of the terminally Ill act, which