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  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 19OPCC Continuing Professional Development Scholarships announced
    16 April 2019

    19OPCC Continuing Professional Development Scholarships announced

    We are pleased to announce that Palliative Care Australia is providing Continuing Professional Development Scholarships to support up to 40 people currently working with underserved communities within Australia to attend 19OPCC in Perth to share […]

  8. 29 March 2019

    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 […]

  9. OPCC call for abstracts open
    19 December 2018

    OPCC call for abstracts open

    Registrations and abstract submissions are open for the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (OPCC) in Perth, September 2019.  Be part of the program  The 2019 OPCC program committee would like to invite you to contribute your voice […]

  10. 7 November 2017

    Service Delivery Review Communique #4

    Read the Service Delivery Review Communique #4, explaining the meeting outcomes from 1 November 2017. 

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