Push for telehealth video-link consultations for assisted dying cases

Doctors would be allowed to use telehealth to conduct appointments about voluntary assisted dying, and the threshold for who can access euthanasia could be lowered under a crossbench plan to be debated in Parliament this week. Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying laws, which came into force in 2019, require two doctors to make an in-person assessment to ensure the patient is

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Strike flags fertiliser push with $2.3 billion plant near Geraldton

West Australian onshore gas producer Strike Energy hopes to displace about 77 per cent of Australia’s urea fertiliser market with a $2.3 billion plant in the Mid West. The plant is expected to create about 1000 jobs during construction and use about 86 terajoules of gas from Strike’s Greater Erregulla developments in the Perth Basin to produce 1.4 million tonnes

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New push to free Morad Tahbaz, the American conservationist taken hostage in Iran while studying rare cheetahs – The Sun

THE US State Department has launched a new push to free Morad Tahbaz, the American conservationist taken hostage in Iran while studying rare cheetahs. The State Department recently released a video about increased efforts to free Tahbaz, who was arrested in January 2018 on espionage charges. "Today he suffers in a prison cell in Iran – and his crime? Trying to

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