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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.

Professor Meera Agar (Board Chair) 

Professor of Palliative Medicine, IMPACCT (Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation) Centre,

University of Technology Sydney

Ms Helen Walker (Deputy Chair) 

Clinical Services Coordinator at Laurel Hospice in Adelaide 

Mr Philip Plummer (Treasurer)

Consultant, HLB Mann Judd

Professor Lindy Willmott

Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law,

Queensland University of Technology

Mr Andrew Allsop 

Senior Social Worker, Silver Chain Hospice Care Service

Associate Professor Moira O’Connor

Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University, WA

Mr Alec Wagstaff 

Ms Shannon Calvert

Lived Experience Educator and Advisor

Note: Director and Treasurer – We are currently seeking expressions of interest for an enthusiastic finance professional with particular skills and experience in the financial and accounting sectors, and who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the not-for-profit sector. We are looking for this director to join our Board and to in time take on the role of Chair of our Finance, Audit and Risk Management sub- committee of our company, which meets quarterly by teleconference. For more information, see PCA’s Careers page.


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