At April 22, the Tasmanian End of Life Choice Act 2020 has received Royal Assent. The World Federation of Right to Die Societies congratulates Tasmania, which is following the states of Victoria and Western Australia.
Read the press release below:
The law will come into effect within 18 months.
The WFRtDS supports the other Australian states in their developments:
- South Australia is debating a bill.
- Queensland is next.
- A bill will be introduced in New South Wales parliament in coming months.
- Northern Territory Territory Chief Minister has written to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling for federal laws to be changed to allow the issue to be considered in the NT parliament.