In the series finale of Andrew Denton's Better Off Dead podcast, and in a moment when assisted dying becomes legal in more places around the world, Andrew asks: 'how much longer can our politicians continue to ignore the call for change?'
He puts forward his own ideas for what a law should look like in Australia, and speaks with two supporters of change: one, a former Prime Minister, and the other, the major medical body that does support assisted dying.
Listen to the episode here.
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