Voluntary euthanasia bill debate to attract high profile supporters

Greens MP Cate Faehrmann says she will introduce a bill giving terminally ill people the right to die on Thursday.

She believes many members of pro-euthanasia lobby groups and some prominent individuals, including former NSW attorney-general John Dowd, former NSW director of Public Prosecutions Nick Cowdery and former NT Chief Minister Marshall Perron, the architect of Australia's original right to die laws, will come to watch the debate.

Government MPs have been