Northern Territory demands freedom to decide on assisted dying laws

The territory was Australia's first jurisdiction to legalise voluntary euthanasia but is currently banned from legislating on the issue

The Northern Territory has launched a bid to be allowed to decide its own fate on the issue of voluntary euthanasia.

Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner
Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner. Photo: AAP

Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling for federal laws to be changed to allow the issue to be considered in the NT parliament.

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