Supporters of voluntary euthanasia and assisted dying rallied outside WA’s Parliament. Terminally ill Western Australians could take a drug to end their own lives, or ask a doctor to do it for them, under proposed laws to be introduced to State Parliament this week. Eligible patients would be suffering with terminal illness where death is expected within six months That extents to 12 months if they are suffering a neurodegenerative condition Doctors would be the only medical professionals allowed to sign off on an assisted dying request The bill, which will be introduced by the McGowan Government on Wednesday, is a more conservative version of the voluntary assisted dying regime recommended by an expert panel earlier this year that was developed following criticism the framework was "not as safe" as the Victorian regime that came into effect in June. The bill is now largely based on the Victorian model […]