Protect euthanasia docs: think tank

The Australia21 report notes opinion polls make it clear that most Australians want the option of assisted dying as they approach the end of their lives.

Among its key recommendations, the report calls for the removal of existing criminal sanctions relating to voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide and for state governments to develop legislation that would “permit and regulate voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide in defined and limited circumstances”.

It also calls for the federal government to allow the territories to develop similar laws while encouraging all MPs to consider introducing