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Why the Andrews euthanasia bill is all about suicide

31 July 2017

8:00 PM

31 July 2017

8:00 PM

It’s difficult to talk about suicide. There won’t be a person reading this who hasn’t been touched by a suicide tragedy in some way.

As a society, we’re learning slowly to talk about it; to keep a caring eye out for friends and loved ones and to ask: R U OK?

Yet a recent editorial in The Age suggests that, by the numbers alone, public policy on dealing with what is clearly a national problem is not gaining any ground.

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