Ben White, Katrine Del Villar, Lindy Wilmott, Rebecca Meehan
Western Australia may soon become the second Australian state to permit voluntary assisted dying, with the release on Tuesday of its Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019.
As in Victoria, whose law is now just under two months old, the bill was the product of reviews by a parliamentary committee and ministerial expert panel. It’s expected to be debated in the Western Australian parliament in three weeks.
So how does what’s being proposed compare to the law in Victoria? . . . [Full text]