The debate was relatively civil, except for an SMS from the health minister.
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Former Prime Minister Paul Keating called assisted dying "an unacceptable departure in our approach to human existence".
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Victoria's health minister is declining to comment on reports she sent an expletive text message to the deputy premier in the midst of a euthanasia debate.
Voluntary euthanasia in Australia will give us freedom of choice.
Husband comforting wife in hospital bed
They're matters of life and death.
Ninety-one-year-old lovebirds Nic and Trees Elderhorst kissed each other goodbye and, while still holding hands, died together in a rare double euthanasia, a Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reported...
The Australian TV identity and presenter will need to undergo multiple bypass surgery.
An Australian-first bill will soon be introduced into state parliament.
'Suicide' implies irrationality, mental fragility; as opposed to 'euthanasia', which implies a deeply considered, mature and rational death.
"It's got nothing to do with the community, darling. It's to do with our family."
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Now she's focusing on changes to state euthanasia laws.
And which states are closest to reforming assisted dying laws.
The leading same sex marriage opponent says the van explosion is an “attack on free speech.”
Most people accept that painlessly ending the suffering of animals is an act of compassion. As a veterinarian I often had the decision to put an animal to sleep placed in my hands, because animals cannot give consent. Yet even when we give consent and beg for help, the law denies humans the same compassion.