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The death of an elderly man who took a voluntary euthanasia substance prescribed for his terminally-ill wife is being investigated by Queensland health authorities. Source: ABC News.
France appears set to legalise assisted suicide but will delay the presentation of its new end-of-life bill until after Pope Francis visits Marseille this week. Source: The Tablet.
Northern Territory citizens are being encouraged to have their say on euthanasia as the territory looks to reinstate laws struck down by the Commonwealth almost three decades ago. Source: Yahoo News.
Senior Canberra-Goulburn priest Fr Tony Percy has criticised the ACT Government for the way it passed legislation decriminalising some drugs, raising alarm over whether the same “lack of due process” will be applied to its euthanasia laws. Source: The Australian.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is under fresh pressure from Queensland’s Labor Government to change federal laws that prohibit doctors from using telehealth for euthanasia appointments. Source: The Australian.
A key Anglican organisation has warned that euthanasia could become so morally corrupting for church-run aged care facilities that it may have to exit the industry. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.