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Media Monitoring

Thursday 25th May 2017

  • Page 1 - As Feds called on to act, Tassie waits for . . . . Health Remedy.  Health funding and hospital beds are set to form the centre-piece of today's State Budget, as the Federal Government is urged to intervene in Tasmania's health system.

    Page 3 - Euthanasia law reform bid fails.  A renewed bid for an euthanasia framework in Tasmania has been lost after failing to secure the support of key Liberal and Labor MPs.

    Page 1 - Historic Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill defeated in lower house.  Reform halted. 

    Page 4 - Euthanasia bill defeat.  Legislation to allow for euthanasia to take place in Tasmania has been voted down for the third time in less than a decade.  ONLINE

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

  • Page 3 - Baby with meningococcal stable.  A baby is in a serious but stable condition at the Royal Hobart Hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease.

    Page 3 - Dying with dignity debate.  Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill on Parliamentary agenda.  ONLINE

    Page 8 - Spotlight on ambo travel.  Ambulances in North-West Tasmania are reaching their limit of travel faster than anywhere else in state, according to the Health Community Services Union.