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  1. Have you nominated your palliative care champions yet?
    10 July 2019

    Have you nominated your palliative care champions yet?

    Palliative Care Australia has extended the nomination deadline for the National Palliative Care Awards until Monday 15 July. The National Palliative Care Awards recognise innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector. It’s […]

  2. 19OPCC Early-bird deadline extended to 10 July
    1 July 2019

    19OPCC Early-bird deadline extended to 10 July

    Due to an overwhelming number of requests to extend 19OPCC Early Bird registrations beyond EOFY to accommodate 2019-20 budgets, we are pleased to announce our Early-bird discounted rates will now remain open until 10 July […]

  3. Palliative care must be considered ‘core business’ in aged care
    28 June 2019

    Palliative care must be considered ‘core business’ in aged care

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) Board Chair, Dr Jane Fischer has appeared as a witness at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety person-centred care hearing in Perth late yesterday, highlighting the urgent need […]

  4. 2019 Art Competition: To Infinity & Beyond
    27 June 2019

    2019 Art Competition: To Infinity & Beyond

    Palliative Care Australia’s online art competition is back again in 2019, with this year’s competition including a physical exhibition at the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) in Perth between 10 – 13 September. This year’s theme […]

  5. VAD: Guiding principles for those providing care to people living with a life-limiting illness
    20 June 2019

    VAD: Guiding principles for those providing care to people living with a life-limiting illness

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has published a set of seven principles, which guide health professionals providing care to people living with a life-limiting illness as part of the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying scheme. Voluntary Assisted […]

  6. Nominate now for the National Palliative Care Awards
    22 May 2019

    Nominate now for the National Palliative Care Awards

    Do you know an individual or team who is making a difference in palliative care? Why not acknowledge their work and nominate them for the National Palliative Care Awards? Palliative Care Australia’s National Palliative Care Awards […]

  7. Survey shows Australians not planning for one of life’s certainties
    20 May 2019

    Survey shows Australians not planning for one of life’s certainties

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) deputy-chair Judy Hollingworth says the results of a national online survey shows most Australians know they should plan for the end of their lives, but are putting it off. “The survey […]

  8. National Palliative Care Week 2019
    19 May 2019

    National Palliative Care Week 2019

    National Palliative Care Week 2019 was officially launched in Canberra today with a beautiful morning tea at residential aged care facility, Villaggio Sant Antonio, to celebrate “What matters most”. During National Palliative Care Week (19-25 […]

  9. Full 19OPCC conference program now live
    15 May 2019

    Full 19OPCC conference program now live

    We’re delighted to announce the full innovative 19OPCC conference program is now available! Explore the Registration & Program Brochure (PDF) or the Interactive Program. This program has been designed to inform and inspire professionals, volunteers and consumers alike. The […]

  10. 18 April 2019

    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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