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ACT voluntary assisted dying ban draws united push from Canberra MLAs

Cassandra Morgan
By Cassandra Morgan
March 30 2021 - 6:00pm
ACT Human Rights Minister Tara Cheyne, who is a signatory to a motion to be tabled on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Canberra MLAs are calling on the federal government to scrap laws that make it impossible for the ACT to decide whether it should introduce voluntary assisted dying.

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Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Canberra Times health reporter

It has never been more important for Canberrans to be able to access reliable and accurate information about health. As The Canberra Times’ health reporter, I am committed to ensuring our readers have access to this. I, like many in the territory, have family members who work in the sector. Although providing comprehensive coverage on the coronavirus pandemic is obviously my number one priority, I aim to frequently shed light on the fantastic work our frontline professionals do, as well as the challenges they face. Email me tips and story ideas at: c.morgan@canberratimes.com.au.