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Tasmania passes voluntary assisted dying legislation, becoming third state to do so – ABC News

Tasmania will become the third Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying, after legislation passed the state’s parliament on Tuesday night.

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Tasmania will become the third Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.

  • It is expected to take up to 18 months to implement the new laws
  • It was the fourth time assisted dying laws have come before the Tasmanian Parliament since 2009
  • Victoria and Western Australia have already made voluntary assisted dying legal

Legislation passed Tasmania’s parliament on Tuesday night, with a final vote in the Legislative Council accepting amendments from the Lower House.
Victoria and Western Australia…

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