Vic Govt To Introduce New Euthanasia Laws Next Year
JUST IN: The Victorian government will introduce a bill to legalise assisted dying into parliament in the second half of 2017.
Premier Daniel Andrews says an expert panel of clinical, legal, consumer and health experts will advise the government on drafting the legislation.
"We are doing the work to make sure that everyone in the Victorian parliament has the information, and assurances, they need to make an informed decision about this important issue," Mr Andrews said in a statement on Thursday.
Breaking news: Victoria govt to legislate for euthanasia next year. pic.twitter.com/AVvNlvnk43— Brendan Donohoe (@BrendanDonohoe7) December 8, 2016
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