Eu­thana­sia Bill set for WA

Townsville Bulletin - - NATION -

WEST Aus­tralian Pre­mier Mark McGowan says he hopes to in­tro­duce a eu­thana­sia Bill into par­lia­ment by next year. Lengthy de­bate be­gan in State Par­lia­ment on Wed­nes­day about es­tab­lish­ing a joint se­lect com­mit­tee to ex­am­ine the need for laws to al­low cit­i­zens to make in­formed de­ci­sions about their own “end of life” choices. “We want every­one to be part of the process of com­ing up with laws that are ac­cept­able both to the par­lia­ment and to the com­mu­nity,” Mr McGowan said.

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