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The 40-year-old Belgian wheelchair sprinter suffered from a degenerative muscle disease.
"If we're going to have these compassionate laws in Victoria, we need to make sure all other Australians have access as well."
The controversial proposals are finally set to become legal.
Jaala Pulford has "learnt more about death and dying than I ever cared to".
The debate was relatively civil, except for an SMS from the health minister.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating called assisted dying "an unacceptable departure in our approach to human existence".
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.