Hunter Valley Labor MPs are all backing a push to allow voluntary assisted dying in New South Wales, but Nationals MP for Upper Hunter David Layzell is still undecided.
- All Hunter region Labor MPs are supporting a bill for Voluntary Assisted Dying in NSW
- Upper Hunter Nationals MP David Layzell has not decided how he will vote
- There are concerns about ease of access in regional areas, due to lack of doctors
Independent MP for Lake Macquarie Greg Piper and fellow Independent Alex Greenwich have co-drafted the bill to allow terminally ill people to end their own lives.
It has been introduced into the NSW Parliament today and comes almost four years after a similar bill was narrowly voted down by the State’s Upper House.
Premier Dominic Perrottet is…