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For starters, you must be a Victorian resident aged over 18 with an incurable illness, but there are many more requirements needed before someone can access doctor-assisted dying.
The prediction of a hotter-than-average summer has led to an update of the national bushfire outlook, with Australia's highly populated areas facing an above-average fire risk.
Cheryle Rowe, 63, has been sentenced to five years jail for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars across 15 years while working as a law clerk.
Sandor Earl's return to the NRL from a four-year ban has been put on hold with the Melbourne Storm back requiring knee surgery.
Historic voluntary assisted dying laws pass Victoria's Upper House after a 28-hour marathon sitting, leaving the state on the brink of becoming the first in the country to legalise the measures for the terminally ill.