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The Informer: 'Momentous' day for territories as states brace for wild weather

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated August 3 2022 - 8:40am, first published 8:30am
Member for Fenner Andrew Leigh, Member for Solomon Luke Gosling, Member for Canberra Alicia Payne, and Member for Bean David Smith after the Territory Rights Bill was passed in the lower house on Wednesday morning. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

It's been a big day for Australia's territories. A bill to allow the ACT and Northern Territory to legislate on voluntary assisted dying has taken a large step forward.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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