Our Right to Decide: The senior Morrison government minister in favour of ACT's right to make euthanasia laws

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
July 29 2021 - 2:00pm
Senior Morrison government minister Simon Birmingham is a supporter of both voluntary assisted dying and territory rights. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A senior federal government minister backed the ACT to again be allowed to legislate on voluntary euthanasia, saying he saw no "special reason" why it should be denied the same rights as states.

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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.

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