Catholic Church lobbies federal MPs to oppose territory rights bill

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
July 28 2022 - 2:00pm
University of Canberra vice-chancellor Paddy Nixon and Catholic Archbishop of Canberra Goulburn Christopher Prowse have made interventions into the territory rights debate. Picture: ACM

The Catholic Church is lobbying federal politicians to oppose a bill to restore the ACT and NT's right to legalise voluntary assisted dying, arguing the change would amount to the Commonwealth sanctioning the killing of its own citizens.

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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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