David Goodall, a renowned Australian scientist, travelled to Switzerland to end his own life
In 2015, the High Court granted a terminally ill man, Robin Stransham-Ford, the right to die with dignity by way of euthanasia.
There is certain utility in having a living will but it remains legally inert, writes Neil Kirby.
The Constitutional Court must indeed rule on the matter of doctor-assisted dying, if only because of the need for a national rule.
Our health minister's ideas on euthanasia have no place in a secular country like ours.