Under long-standing protocols for observing the passing of the Queen, parliament is immediately suspended and not reconvened until 15 days after the monarch's death.

A vote on restoring the rights of the ACT and Northern Territory to make their own voluntary assisted dying laws also won't be held until late October at the earliest - unless extra sittings are scheduled before then to make up for lost time.

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VictoriaDying With Dignity Victoria

Western Australia - Dying With Dignity Western Australia

South Australia - VADSA - Voluntary Assisted Dying South Australia

Tasmania - Dying With Dignity Tasmania

New South Wales - Dying With Dignity New South Wales

Australian Capital Territory - Dying With Dignity ACT

Northern Territory - Northern Territory Voluntary Euthanasia Society