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Voluntary assisted dying appears set to be legalised in Tasmania

Rob Inglis
Updated March 5 2021 - 7:36am, first published March 4 2021 - 8:45pm
Voluntary assisted dying looks set to be legalised in Tasmania, after a bill passed the lower house tonight. Bass Liberal MHA Sarah Courtney (left) took carriage of the legislation, which independent Mersey MLC Mike Gaffney (right) introduced in the upper house last year.
Voluntary assisted dying looks set to be legalised in Tasmania, after a bill passed the lower house tonight. Bass Liberal MHA Sarah Courtney (left) took carriage of the legislation, which independent Mersey MLC Mike Gaffney (right) introduced in the upper house last year.

Voluntary assisted dying is all but certain to be legalised in Tasmania, after the state's lower house passed a bill last night.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

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

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