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Victorian parliament to consider telehealth in voluntary euthanasia laws

Terminally ill Victorians would be able to use telehealth to talk to their doctor about voluntary euthanasia under a plan before state parliament to...

Laws currently prevent doctors and their patients from discussing euthanasia due to federal rules that prohibit people to “incite or counsel” another person to commit suicide through online communication.

  • Richard Willingham
  • ABC

The laws were designed to tackle cyberbullying.

Advocates of Victoria’s euthanasia laws say voluntary assisted dying is not a form of suicide.

Justice Party MP Stuart Grimley has introduced a private member’s bill to make it clear…

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