Scott Morrison confirms no plans to repeal euthanasia ban on territories as NSW laws pass

Finn McHugh
Lucy Bladen
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Finn McHugh, Lucy Bladen, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated May 19 2022 - 8:22am, first published 5:45am
Scott Morrison confirmed a Coalition government would not seek to overturn the ban if re-elected, saying it was "not our policy" on Thursday, May 19.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has doubled down on the Coalition government's stance to not overturn a law that bans the territories from legislating on voluntary assisted dying.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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