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ACT euthanasia debate: What is the Andrews Bill?

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 1 2022 - 3:31am, first published 1:30am
Kevin Andrews was the architect of a bill which bans the ACT and NT from legislating on euthanasia. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

For almost 25 years, a piece of legislation best known for the Liberal politician who brought it into being has prevented the ACT and NT from making its own euthanasia laws.

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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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