Voluntary assisted dying: push to scrap prognostic timeframes defeated

Rob Inglis
By Rob Inglis
Updated March 3 2021 - 10:29am, first published 8:30am
Greens leader Cassy O'Connor moved an amendment to the voluntary assisted dying bill being debated in Tasmania's lower house but it was defeated.

An effort to remove a requirement for a doctor to put a timeframe on a person's death before they access voluntary assisted dying has been quashed in Tasmania's lower house.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

Journalist

Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.