Peter Garrett has launched the Australian Government’s new website to help Australian households join the fight against climate change. With nearly 10 per cent of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from households this is a great initiative.
A LANDMARK court decision has found a Perth nursing home should follow the wishes of a quadriplegic man who wants to die and stop feeding him.
In the West Australian Supreme Court, Chief Justice Wayne Martin said the Brightwater Care Group would not be criminally responsible by ceasing nutrition and hydration through a tube to the stomach of Christian Rossiter, a 49-year-old in their care.
Chief Justice Martin also said any person providing palliative care to Mr Rossiter would not be criminally responsible.
He said it was clear Mr Rossiter had the right to direct his treatment and nutrition and hydration “should not be administered against his wishes.”
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Canberra public servant 'Anne' separated from her husband after a decade of physical and emotional abuse, only to find a lack of protections allowed her ex-partner to continue to threaten and harass her from afar. […]