Australia’s two most prominent Aboriginal politicians – one Labor and one Liberal – have spoken out against WA’s draft euthanasia laws, raising questions about the extent of consultation with the state’s First Nations peoples. Federal Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt and WA Senator Pat Dodson have both put on record their opposition to the state government’s euthanasia proposals, while WA Labor MP Josie Farrer did not vote for the bill even though she initially indicated her support. Senator Pat Dodson and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt are both opposing WA’s euthanasia laws.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen The impact of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill on Aboriginal peoples was a point of debate in the state’s Lower House with Labor MP Tony Buti moving an amendment, supported by Ms Farrer, which would have prevented doctors suggesting euthanasia to patients. Senator Dodson, in a opinion piece published on his website and in The […]