Doing it for her dad

Bridgewater resident Lainie Anderson is advocating for changes to the law that she believes would have offered her father, Don Barnes, the kind of death he would have chosen.

When SA’s assisted dying Bill came a step closer to passing last week, it was a small victory which struck a personal chord for Lainie Anderson.
Watching her dad, Don Barnes, succumb to cancer in 2009, she knew it wasn’t the way he wanted to die.