Eleven terminally-ill Victorians have received approval to end their lives using government-endorsed medication through Australia's only voluntary euthanasia scheme.
The 11 people have been granted access since the scheme came into effect on June 19, an independent review board has confirmed.
It comes as the review board also released its first report into the scheme, which covers only the first 11 days of operation and shows no data on assessments, applications, approvals, and medications dispensed.
"We will be able to report more fully in the future about how the laws are working - including data," board chair Betty King said in a statement on Wednesday.
"But right now, the numbers are small and we need to protect the privacy of the patients and doctors who are using it."
Anonymous data will be included in future reports to allow the community to have informed discussions about the sensitive topic.
"It will also help us in making recommendations to improve how the law operates," Ms King said.
The next report is due in February and reviews will be delivered every six months for the first two years before moving annually.
More than 300 doctors, including GPs, cancer specialists and palliative care clinicians from across the state are undertaking mandatory, specialist training on the scheme.
Of those, about a third practise in regional Victoria.
In July, mother-of-three Kerry Robertson, 61, died in a Bendigo nursing home under the new voluntary assisted dying laws.
She was the first person to be granted a permit after visiting her specialist the day before the legislation came into effect on June 19.
Victoria's laws allow terminally-ill adults, in specific circumstances, to end their lives after two medical professionals have signed their application and a cooling-off period has passed.
The state government expects up to 150 people a year will eventually use the scheme.
Similar laws are being considered in Western Australia and Queensland.
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