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Territory rights: ACT, NT mature enough to debate voluntary euthanasia, Albanese says

Karen Barlow
Updated August 23 2021 - 9:52am, first published 3:30am
Labor leader Anthony Albanese. Picture: Karleen Minney
Labor leader Anthony Albanese. Picture: Karleen Minney

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese has backed moves to restore the rights of the territories, saying democracy in the ACT and Northern Territory should be respected while insisting the territories were mature enough to debate the issue of voluntary euthanasia.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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