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One of the most complex – and polarising – social debates is that of euthanasia, an increasingly hot topic as the Baby Boomers approach and exceed their average life expectancy.

Yet for younger generations, life expectancies are continuing to increase; people born in the not-too-distant-future will, on average, live beyond 100. As this happens, the foremost existential fear will probably not be death,

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1 Clive Hamilton, What Do We Want? The Story of Protest in Australia (Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2016), viii.2 Sean Scalmer, Dissent Events: Protest, the Media and the Political Gimmick in Australia (Sydney: University of New South Wale