Independent MP Greg Piper ups ante on leadership contender Dominic Perrottet over Liberals' euthanasia conscience vote

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated October 4 2021 - 8:54pm, first published 6:30am
UNDER THE GUN: Premier-in-waiting Dominic Perrottet is under pressure from key independents over euthanasia legislation. Picture: Geoff Jones

Lake Macquarie independent MP Greg Piper says he will find it "very difficult" to keep supporting the NSW government if its new leader does not allow Liberals a conscience vote on euthanasia.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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