Lara Giddings


Paternalism in the Apple Isle
Paul Russell | Feb 9 2013 | comment  

Anyone who follows Australian politics and politics in general knows the old saying: never run an inquiry if you don’t know the outcome.


Safeguards: the Precautionary Principle and the Tasmanian Premier
Paul Russell | Feb 8 2011 | comment  
The commitment of newly appointed Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings to supporting a euthanasia and assisted suicide agenda in that state’s parliament would seem to elevate the issue to a new alert level in the Apple Isle. The Labor/Green alliance forged by her predecessor, David Bartlett, with Greens leader, Nick McKim will, no doubt, be honoured in the next few months by the introduction of yet another euthanasia bill; amongst other initiatives one suspects.
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