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18 April 2019 News

2019 Federal Election Statement

Palliative Care Australia has released its 2019 Federal Election Statement today, calling for a range of measures to help address current gaps and meet future demand for palliative care nationally. Read the full media release […]

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29 March 2019 News

Updated National Palliative Care Strategy

The updated National Palliative Care Strategy has been released by the Australian Government Department of Health. You can access the document on their website here. PCA welcomes its release and you can read our full […]

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Events May 19 2019

National Palliative Care Week 2019

National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia. The theme for National Palliative Care Week 2019 is ‘What matters most?’ and it will be held from the 19-25 May […]

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Policy and Publications

Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has produced updated Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines which replace two previous guidelines: Palliative Care Service Provision in Australia: A Planning Guide; and A Guide to Palliative Care Service Development: A Population-Based Approach.

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Policy and Publications

Palliative Care 2030 - Working towards the future of quality palliative care for all

Palliative Care 2030 outlines guiding principles to assist the health, disability and aged care sectors, governments and the general community, to plan and prepare for the future where Australians will live longer, demand an improved quality of life, and access to high quality palliative care when living with a life-limiting illness.

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Resources

Dying to Talk Discussion Starter

Use the Dying to Talk Discussion Starter to talk to your family and friends about your end-of-life wishes.

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Resources

Dementia and palliative care discussion paper

This discussion paper provides guidance for health professionals on palliative and end-of-life care for people with dementia and those who support them.

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Resources

Paediatric Palliative Care Resources

Our resources provide practical information about paediatric palliative care to families who have a child with a life-limiting illness, as well as the people who support them. Information is also available for health professionals to better support families and provide quality paediatric palliative care.

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National Palliative Care Week

What Matters Most?

National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia.

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