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Weekly Times
Palliative care not always there at the endDying Bill and he wants the death prognosis to be three months, not 12 months,
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
Dying Bill and he wants the death prognosis to be three months, not 12 months, among other amendments. Port Fairy MP James Purcell wants six months; their argument being that where good palliative care is not available, people might instead... Read more
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Farming Life
YFCU public speaking finals 2017George Hadnett, Mountnorris YFC 3rd Cameron Turner, Cappagh YFC 21-25 prepare
Farming Life / Posted 8 days ago
George Hadnett, Mountnorris YFC 3rd Cameron Turner, Cappagh YFC 21-25 prepared 1st Rebecca Lamont, Coleraine YFC 2nd James Purcell, Dungiven YFC 3rd Gemma Dickey, Randalstown YFC 21-25 impromptu 1st Judith McKinley, Trillick &District... Read more
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Canberra Times
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halvedmodel did not require changes. The government offered the key concessions to g
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
model did not require changes. The government offered the key concessions to gain the support of "Vote 1 Local Jobs" MP James Purcell and Liberal Simon Ramsay who have both called for a reduction in the timeframe for patients to access the... Read more
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The Courier
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halveddid not require changes. But the government has offered the key concession to
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
did not require changes. But the government has offered the key concession to gain the support of "Vote 1 Local Jobs" MP James Purcell and Liberal Simon Ramsay who have both called for a reduction in the timeframe for patients to access the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halveddid not require changes. But the government has offered the key concession to
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
did not require changes. But the government has offered the key concession to gain the support of "Vote 1 Local Jobs" MP James Purcell and Liberal Simon Ramsay who have both called for a reduction in the timeframe for patients to access the... Read more
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The Age
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halvedPhoto: Justin McManus But the government has offered the key concession to gai
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Photo: Justin McManus But the government has offered the key concession to gain the support of "Vote 1 Local Jobs" MP James Purcell and Liberal Simon Ramsay who have both called for a reduction in the timeframe for patients to access the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halvedPhoto: Justin McManus But the government has offered the key concession to gai
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Photo: Justin McManus But the government has offered the key concession to gain the support of "Vote 1 Local Jobs" MP James Purcell and Liberal Simon Ramsay who have both called for a reduction in the timeframe for patients to access the... Read more
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9d
The Border Mail
Opposition seeks to block controversial Ormond towerthe Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
the Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet to form a position, while Vote 1 Local Jobs James Purcell and Australian Conservatives' Rachel Carling-Jenkins said they were undecided. The Sex Party's Fiona Patten... Read more
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9d
The Courier
Opposition seeks to block controversial Ormond towerthe Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
the Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet to form a position, while Vote 1 Local Jobs James Purcell and Australian Conservatives' Rachel Carling-Jenkins said they were undecided. The Sex Party's Fiona Patten... Read more
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9d
Sydney Morning Herald
Property Council attacks opposition for seeking to block controversial Ormond towerthe Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet to form a position, while Vote 1 Local Jobs James Purcell and Australian Conservatives' Rachel Carling-Jenkins said they were undecided. The Sex Party's Fiona Patten... Read more
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The Age
Property Council attacks opposition for seeking to block controversial Ormond towerthe Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
the Greens or the full crossbench to halt the development. The Greens are yet to form a position, while Vote 1 Local Jobs James Purcell and Australian Conservatives' Rachel Carling-Jenkins said they were undecided. The Sex Party's Fiona Patten... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victoria's euthanasia laws likely to pass — but not without changesalso get a boost, the ABC understands, with a formal announcement to be made la
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
also get a boost, the ABC understands, with a formal announcement to be made later this afternoon. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell said after discussions with the Government over the weekend, he would support the bill. Liberal MP Simon... Read more
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Weekly Times
Going to bat for a decent cuppaDECADES of bad tea must come to an end in southwest Victoria, according to Uppe
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
DECADES of bad tea must come to an end in southwest Victoria, according to Upper House MP James Purcell. The Vote 1 Local Jobs MP has created a petition calling on the Government to provide funding to improve the taste and quality of water provided... Read more
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Weekly Times
Co-op is ‘not the whey to go’a super co-operative in favour of a sale of its assets to Canadian dairy compan
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
a super co-operative in favour of a sale of its assets to Canadian dairy company Saputo. In parliament, West Victorian MP James Purcell ­described the “demise of Murray Goulburn as the most important issue in regional Victoria in decades”, and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic euthanasia bill passes first hurdledeath. If this bill is so safe, why does it need 78 safeguards?' Mr O'Sullivan
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
death. If this bill is so safe, why does it need 78 safeguards?' Mr O'Sullivan asked in his speech. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell says he will vote 'yes' to the bill, but he will also vote for some amendments. The legislation is expected to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Call to lower driving age rejectedlicence. The inquiry was established in December 2015, following a call by Wes
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
licence. The inquiry was established in December 2015, following a call by Western Victoria’s Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell to lower the driving age. “In our patch of the woods we face a huge barrier to young people gaining meaningful... Read more
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Weekly Times
Tears shed in Victorian death bill debateFitzherbert, who sat on the parliamentary committee that examined a scheme, say
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
Fitzherbert, who sat on the parliamentary committee that examined a scheme, says she will vote no. Key crossbencher James Purcell supports the idea but wants amendments. Former Northern Territory chief minister Marshall Perron watched from... Read more
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News.com.au
Tears shed in Victorian death bill debateFitzherbert, who sat on the parliamentary committee that examined a scheme, say
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
Fitzherbert, who sat on the parliamentary committee that examined a scheme, says she will vote no. Key crossbencher James Purcell supports the idea but wants amendments. Former Northern Territory chief minister Marshall Perron watched from... Read more
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Perth Now
Fight for 'magic' Vic death bill votebill in its current form. Fellow Liberal Margaret Fitzherbert, who sat on the
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
bill in its current form. Fellow Liberal Margaret Fitzherbert, who sat on the parliamentary committee that examined a scheme, says she will vote no. A key crossbencher, James Purcell, says he supports the idea but would also like to see amendme... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Euthanasia debate to enter Vic's upper housewhether the scheme is legalised, said he is not prepared to vote for the bill i
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 days ago
whether the scheme is legalised, said he is not prepared to vote for the bill in its current form. A key crossbencher, James Purcell, says he supports the idea but would also like to see amendments. Debate on the laws is scheduled for the... Read more
22d
Canberra Times
MPs push for six-month life expectancy to qualify for voluntary euthanasia lawsleast two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form.
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
least two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form. Liberal Simon Ramsay has joined independent James Purcell in saying he wanted amendments to the legislation. The Andrews government is privately resigned to its bill... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
MPs push for six-month life expectancy to qualify for voluntary euthanasia lawsleast two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
least two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form. Liberal Simon Ramsay has joined independent James Purcell in saying he wanted amendments to the legislation. The Andrews government is privately resigned to its bill... Read more
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The Age
MPs push for six-month life expectancy to qualify for voluntary euthanasia lawsleast two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form.
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
least two MPs maintained they would not support the bill in its present form. Liberal Simon Ramsay has joined independent James Purcell in saying he wanted amendments to the legislation. The Andrews government is privately resigned to its bill... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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Western Advocate
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
Western Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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Manning River Times
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
Manning River Times / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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The North West Star
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
The North West Star / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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The Courier
Pro-life campaigner warns MP on assisted dying legislationCAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western V
The Courier / Posted 22 days ago
CAN OF WORMS: Pro-Life campaigner Denise Cameron has urged Member for Western Victoria James Purcell to rethink his vote on the assisted dying legislation. A PRO-LIFE campaigner has warned Member for Western Victoria James Purcell not to “open up a... Read more
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The Age
Safe injecting rooms: Timely trial deserves widespread supportcompassion to those who need to use such a space. Julie Morris, FairfieldTHE F
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
compassion to those who need to use such a space. Julie Morris, FairfieldTHE FORUMBut which GP, please? Independent MP James Purcell wants the patient's practising or family doctor to participate in the assisted death decision (The Age, 31/10).... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Safe injecting room introduced in Melbourneunion, firefighters and paramedics have all said they either support it or won'
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
union, firefighters and paramedics have all said they either support it or won't oppose it. Key upper house independent James Purcell also has said he'd support such a move. 'The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic euthanasia bill debate to start in daysboth.' The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
both.' The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Victorian death bill ready for more debateboth." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 23 days ago
both." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Victorian death bill ready for more debateboth." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
both." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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Perth Now
Victorian death bill ready for more debateboth." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
both." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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Weekly Times
Victorian death bill ready for more debateboth." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
Weekly Times / Posted 23 days ago
both." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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News.com.au
Victorian death bill ready for more debateboth." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate sta
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
both." The vote in the Legislative Council is set to be tight, with debate starting on Thursday. Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell announced his support on Monday, as long as he can get some amendments. His support inches the government bill... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Victoria to test safe drug injecting roomswill on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner- city suburb to run for at least
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
will on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner- city suburb to run for at least two years. Key upper house independent James Purcell has said he'd support such a move. 'The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Vic govt to trial heroin injecting roomunion, firefighters and paramedics have all said they either support it or won'
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
union, firefighters and paramedics have all said they either support it or won't oppose it. Key upper house independent James Purcell also has said he'd support such a move. "The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Vic govt to trial drug injecting roomwill on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least t
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 23 days ago
will on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least two years. Key upper house independent James Purcell has said he'd support such a move. "The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Vic govt to trial drug injecting roomwill on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least t
Weekly Times / Posted 23 days ago
will on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least two years. Key upper house independent James Purcell has said he'd support such a move. "The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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News.com.au
Vic govt to trial drug injecting roomwill on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least t
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
will on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least two years. Key upper house independent James Purcell has said he'd support such a move. "The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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Perth Now
Vic govt to trial drug injecting roomwill on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least t
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
will on Tuesday announce a trial in the inner-city suburb to run for at least two years. Key upper house independent James Purcell has said he'd support such a move. "The experience in other parts of Australia, in Sydney in particular,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Melbourne heroin injecting room trial gets green light The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for he
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for heroin addicts. Key upper house MP James Purcell confirmed on Monday that his vital vote would go with legislation to enable a state-sanctioned injecting room in the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Melbourne heroin injecting room trial gets green lightThe Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for he
The Border Mail / Posted 23 days ago
The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for heroin addicts. Key upper house MP James Purcell confirmed on Monday that his vital vote would go with legislation to enable a state-sanctioned injecting room in the... Read more
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The Courier
Melbourne heroin injecting room trial gets green lightThe Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for he
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for heroin addicts. Key upper house MP James Purcell confirmed on Monday that his vital vote would go with legislation to enable a state-sanctioned injecting room in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Safe injecting room trial to go ahead in Melbourne hotspotis likely to be required but Labor should have enough support from Ms Patten, t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
is likely to be required but Labor should have enough support from Ms Patten, the Greens and Vote 1 Local Jobs MP James Purcell for any bill to pass the Parliament. The Coalition have been opposed to injecting rooms. Just last week Tim... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne heroin injecting room trial gets green light The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for he
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
The Andrews government has approved a trial run of a safe injecting room for heroin addicts. Key upper house MP James Purcell confirmed on Monday that his vital vote would go with legislation to enable a state-sanctioned injecting room in the... Read more
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