Tag Archive: Government Policy

For Love or Money? Maternal Wellbeing and Government Policy

Carla Pascoe

Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow, University of Melbourne

Australian governments have historically maintained a narrow view of their role in supporting the transition to motherhood. This has been highlighted anew in recent discussions of paid parental leave. Debates over so-called ‘double dipping’ – where women access both Read more »

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The Abuse of History: The Use of the Nazi Analogy in Contemporary Euthanasia Debate

by Mark Humphries School of History, Heritage and Society, Deakin University


On 1 July 1996, the Northern Territory legalised medically assisted dying under the auspices of the Rights of the Terminally ILL Act (ROTTI). Under the ROTTI Act, four terminally ill people ended their lives, and although a physician could have actively Read more »

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