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15    Health— Voluntary assisted dying legislation

The Leader of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party (Senator Hinch), pursuant to notice, moved general business notice of motion no. 619—That the Senate—

               (a)       congratulates Victoria on the recent passage of voluntary assisted dying legislation;

               (b)       encourages all Australian states to follow suit; and

                (c)       calls upon the Federal Government to respect the wishes of the residents of all Australian territories with regards to dying with dignity.

Debate ensued.

At 6 pm : Debate was interrupted while the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) was speaking.