Australian Federal Court rules that assisted suicide is suicide under the criminal code

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Natassia Chrysanthos reported for the Sydney Morning Herald on November 30, 2023 that Federal Court Justice Wendy Abraham ruled that: voluntary assisted dying was considered suicide under the code, which means doctors could be charged under laws that prohibit using a carriage service – such as telehealth, email or …

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Extreme abortion bill voted down in Victoria Australia

By Right to Life UK A Bill in Victoria, Australia which would have forced hospitals with a religious affiliation and which receive any state funding to offer abortions and assisted suicide has failed. Earlier this week, Reason Party (formerly named the Australian Sex Party) MP Fiona Patten attempted to force through the Health Legislation Amendment …

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