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  1. 23 March 2020

    Integrating palliative care into COVID-19 planning

    An opinion piece published in today’s MJA Insight Plus examines the role of palliative care in the  current COVID-19 pandemic. Co-authored by Townsville-based palliative medicine specialist Dr Will Cairns and PCA Board Chair and palliative medicine physician, […]

  2. Statement on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    17 March 2020

    Statement on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Palliative Care Australia has released a statement about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the formation of the Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group (ACPCWG) in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine […]

  3. Research study on allied health in palliative aged care
    16 January 2020

    Research study on allied health in palliative aged care

    End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) at Flinders University are running a study looking at the role of allied health professionals providing palliative care for older Australians in residential and community aged care. […]

  4. PCA welcomes palliative care focus in aged care program redesign
    11 December 2019

    PCA welcomes palliative care focus in aged care program redesign

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has welcomed The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s renewed focus on palliative care as part of a consultation paper that explores options for future design of aged care […]

  5. Prof Meera Agar elected as Palliative Care Australia Board Chair
    3 December 2019

    Prof Meera Agar elected as Palliative Care Australia Board Chair

    Following its Annual General Meeting and Board meeting, Palliative Care Australia (PCA) welcomes Prof Meera Agar, Professor of Palliative Medicine and a Professor at the IMPACCT (Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research […]

  6. Discussing the palliative care needs of people living with dementia
    28 November 2019

    Discussing the palliative care needs of people living with dementia

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) and Dementia Australia have partnered with the Parliamentary Friends of Palliative Care and the Parliamentary Friends of Dementia today in Parliament House Canberra to bring attention to the palliative care needs […]

  7. PCA lodges submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission 
    14 November 2019

    PCA lodges submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission 

    PCA has continued its engagement with the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, lodging a detailed submission earlier this week. This submission builds on PCAs previous engagement which included an Issues Overview provided in […]

  8. World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019
    12 October 2019

    World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019

    Palliative Care Australia is proud to support World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and join the global call for improved access to quality palliative care for all those who need it. World Hospice and Palliative […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

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