Events are a great way to stay connected with the health workforce and volunteers in the palliative care community.  Here are the upcoming events:


14 February – Australian Annual Grieve Writing Competition opens, hosted by the Hunter Writers Centre

19 February – Understanding Dementia MOOC course opens, online, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre

7 March – 15th Annual Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium, Children’s Hospital at Westmead

14 March – PaCCSC (Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collective) 10th Annual Research Forum, UTS Ultimo

19 March – World Social Work Day

24-27 March – 15th National Rural Health Conference, Hobart

1-5 April – National Advance Care Planning Week

4-5 April – Aboriginal Cancer Network Forum, Sydney

7 April – World Health Day

29-30 April – 2019 Patient Experience Symposium, ICC Sydney

12 May – International Nurses Day 2018

14 May – Preventing Dementia MOOC course opens, online, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre

24 May – PCNSW Professional Education Day – Art Gallery of New South Wales

19–25 May – National Palliative Care Week 2019

21 May – ‘What Matters Most in the End’ Forum, for National Palliative Care Week, Bowral

23-24 May – Health Care in Secure Settings (Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network), ICC Sydney

3-4 June – NSW Palliative Care Volunteer Conference, Blacktown

20-22 June – Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 22nd Annual Congress, Melbourne, Vic

10-13 September – Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (Palliative Care Australia and Hospice NZ), Perth, WA

12 October – World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

20-21 November – Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration PCOC Outcomes and Benchmarking Conference, ICC Sydney

For other events see the CareSearch Conferences webpage and CareSearch Short Courses and Workshops webpage.