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  1. 8 December 2016

    App for Carers – Consultation

    PCA received a grant from the NIB Foundation to develop an app and linked online tool to help people with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers to build a community around the person with the life-limiting […]

  2. 1 November 2016

    Dia de los Muertos – the Day of the Dead

    Today, November 1st, marks the second day in the three day Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos which honours the dead with festivals and lively celebrations.  The customs combine indigenous Aztec rituals with those […]

  3. 28 October 2016

    PCA’s Annual Report 2015-2016

    Palliative Care Australia has published its annual report for 2015-2016. Read it here or click the cover below.  

  4. 11 August 2016

    Canberra National Palliative Care Strategy Workshops

    PCA attended the Canberra National Palliative Care Strategy workshops on 4-5 August 2016. These were a good opportunity to provide feedback on the strengths of the current strategy and on opportunities for improvement and priorities […]

  5. 16 June 2016

    National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 Evaluation Workshops

    The Australian Government Department of Health has commissioned Urbis, social research and evaluation consultants, to conduct an evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 (the Strategy).  The purpose of the evaluation is to assess […]

  6. 31 March 2016

    Better Care for Children with Shorter Lives

    The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) has launched a Scottish Parliament election manifesto calling for improved palliative care for babies, children and young people in Scotland.

  7. 24 March 2016

    Importance of advance care planning

    The ABC has focused on Australian health this week, publishing many stories about the end of life and advance care plans.

  8. 17 March 2016

    Meeting with Japanese delegation

    On 15 March 2015 representatives from the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo, Japan met with PCA staff on request to gain a better understanding of the National Standards Assessment Program.

  9. 10 March 2016

    FECCA & NARI Roundtable

    Today PCA attended a Roundtable discussion at Parliament House hosted by the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia and the National Ageing Research Institute. The aim of the roundtable was to develop a research agenda and a plan of action to further advance understanding of the needs of older CALD Australians.

  10. 10 March 2016

    Silver Chain Consumer Engagement National Reference Group Meeting

    PCA is a member of the Silver Chain Consumer Engagement National Reference Group, and this group will meet tomorrow in Canberra. The purpose of the group is to provide advice to Silver Chain about issues affecting consumers.

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