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The work of Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is guided by a robust governance structure led by the PCA Board.

The PCA Board is elected by secret ballot for a three year term at alternate PCA Annual General Meetings.


Dr Jane Fischer (Board Chair) 

CEO/Medical Director, Calvary Health Care Bethlehem







Judy Hollingworth (Deputy Chair) 

Founder of Manning Valley Push for Palliative 







Philip Plummer (Treasurer)

Consultant, HLB Mann Judd






Professor Lindy Willmott

Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology







Helen Walker

Clinical Services Coordinator at Laurel Hospice in Adelaide






Mr Andrew Allsop 

Support Manager of the Psychosocial and Spiritual Service Hospice Care Service, SilverChain







Moira O’Connor

Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University, WA








Alec Wagstaff 

CEO, Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia (DSICA) 





Annual General Meeting (AGM) Documents


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