“These are deeply personal issues and, in fact, having seen firsthand the suffering of both my grandmother and my uncle, it is heart-breaking, and no one wants to see that,” Ms Palaszczuk said.

The announcement comes after the Queensland Law Reform Commission recently handed down a report on the legal framework for voluntary assisted dying, including making recommendations on who should have access to the practice.

Those recommendations include:

Ms Palaszczuk has asked Queenslanders to “look closely” at the report and have a “respectful debate” when discussing the proposed legislation.

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