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From Palliative Care Australia Palliative Matters Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care

  1. 2017 National Palliative Care Award winners… where are they now? Anna Holliday

    2 September 2019

    Next up in our “Where are they now” series we catch up with Anna Holliday, Project Manager at Li-Ve Tasmania and the winner of the Emerging Leader category at the 2017 National Palliative Care Awards. Anna will be attending […]

  2. 2017 National Palliative Care Award winners… where are they now? Dr Diana Ferreira

    27 August 2019

    As we countdown to the the announcement of the 2019 National Palliative Care Awards at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth, we thought it would be a great opportunity to catch up with our 2017 […]

  3. Sharing Sam’s end-of-life story to help others…

    26 August 2019

    Back in 2017 Lorna Hurst shared her very personal story with Palliative Matters about her son Sam’s bowel cancer diagnosis, treatment and death at just 17 years-of-age. Lorna has now generously agreed her to share […]

  4. Culture and community drives Dr Christian Ntizimira’s passion for palliative care

    6 August 2019

    Dr Christian Ntizimira’s passion for palliative care comes from a very personal place of tragedy and cultural awareness. Dr Ntizimira will be the International Human Rights Keynote Speaker at 19OPCC in Perth this September, sharing […]

  5. WA media veteran Di Darmody set to bring palliative care stories to life

    31 July 2019

    Palliative Care Australia is delighted to announce award-winning ABC radio presenter and producer Di Darmody as the MC for the inaugural Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth this September. A very familiar voice to those […]

  6. Championing palliative care through collaboration

    30 July 2019

    Palliative Care Australia today hosted its first Parliamentary event since the 46th Australian Parliament was officially sworn in on 2 July 2019, using the opportunity to highlight key issues facing the palliative care sector nationally. […]

  7. The day before Sarah Williams died her family made her wedding wish come true

    18 July 2019

    Sarah Williams wanted what so many of us already have — an education and to be married with a family of her own. Instead, she died from cancer at 33 before having the chance to legally marry […]

  8. Life after Jarrod… Briony Lyle takes on her next big challenge

    19 June 2019

    Briony Lyle will share insights from her extraordinary life with late husband, professional golfer Jarrod Lyle, at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference this September. From their high school days in Shepparton, Victoria to the world […]

  9. Into the Dreaming

    3 June 2019

    An innovative new resource kit has been developed in NSW to help local Aboriginal communities feel more welcome in palliative care settings and start inclusive and culturally appropriate conversations about end of life planning. “Into […]

  10. Life after ‘Death & Dying’: How Ken Ross is keeping his mother’s legacy alive

    24 May 2019

    Ken Ross, son of world renowned palliative care pioneer & ‘Five Stages of Grief’ creator Dr Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, spoke to Palliative Matters during National Palliative Care Week to reflect on the 50th Anniversary of his […]

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