Photo: Pro-life demonstrators say voluntary assisted dying laws will put society on a "slippery slope". (AAP Image: James Ross) As the Victorian Government sought the approval of MPs to become the first Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying, it lobbied undecided politicians for their vote by telling them they would be backing the most conservative model of its kind in the world. "There is a very strict criteria to determine which patients might be eligible," Premier Daniel Andrews said of Victoria’s laws which came into force earlier this month , pointing to what he described as 68 safeguards covering the system. But if WA’s McGowan Government follows the lead of an expert panel it appointed to investigate the laws , it would struggle to convince on-the-fence MPs that it has taken the most cautious path possible. Opponents are already pointing to the panel’s proposed model to back their […]