Video: Kerry Robertson’s daughters say assisted dying laws gave their mother the death she wanted (ABC News) A Bendigo mother has become the first Victorian to use the state’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Act, with her daughters describing her death as "beautiful and peaceful". The assisted dying process took 26 days for the Bendigo mum and her family to complete Kerry Robertson took the medication on the day it was dispensed The 61-year-old had stopped treatment for her metastatic breast cancer in March this year Kerry Robertson, 61, died in a nursing home in Bendigo on July 15 from metastatic breast cancer weeks after Victoria’s assisted dying laws came into force on June 19. She was the first person to be granted a permit under the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act, and the first to use it. Ms Robertson’s daughters, Jacqui Hicks and Nicole Robertson, said she was given the empowered […]