ACT euthanasia debate: Push to put euthanasia bill on Labor campaign agenda

Lucy Bladen
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Lucy Bladen, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated July 26 2021 - 10:19pm, first published 7:30pm
Federal ACT Labor members - Katy Gallagher, Andrew Leigh, Alicia Payne and David Smith - want the laws which ban the ACT from legislating on euthanasia to be repealed. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Federal ACT Labor members will push for the party's election platform to include a promise to prioritise debate on repealing the long-standing ban on the territory making its own euthanasia laws.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.