Our Right to Decide: New territory rights bill excludes the ACT

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 4 2021 - 9:52am, first published 8:00am
Senator Sam McMahon introduced her bill to restore the NT's right to legislate on euthanasia to Federal Parliament on Wednesday. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Senator Sam McMahon has admitted she feels sorry for Canberrans, as her bill to restore the rights of the NT - but not the ACT - to legislate on voluntary euthanasia was introduced to Federal Parliament.

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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.