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Unclear end-of-life concepts cloud euthanasia debate

Michael Cook | 06 April 2011
A genuine public debate on "legalising euthanasia" can only happen after a clear distinction is made between assisted suicide and euthanasia and the withholding, refusal, or withdrawal of life-sustaining measures, says a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) law academic.

Video wrap-up of Australia’s debate

Michael Cook | 02 April 2011
This short feature from Australia's ABC is a good broad-brush sketch of the issues and personalities in the local euthanasia debate.
 

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