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Dying To Know Day – August 8

Dying To Know Day is designed to encourage communities to become more death literate. But what does being 'death literate' mean exactly? WHAT IS DEATH LITERACY? It’s the practical know-how needed to plan well for end of life. This includes knowledge, skills, and being able to take action. Getting involved in end of life care [...]

By |2019-08-05T13:29:59+11:00August 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Dying. To know how to express the sacred

“It is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realise the silent, subtle, ever-present perils of life”. Herman Melville Academic and award winning essayist Michael Adams describes his endearment with Freediving, the unassisted deep decent into the ocean, in his recent Australian Book Review essay Salt Blood. For Adams, Freediving [...]

By |2017-08-08T10:44:21+11:00August 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

3 ways you can support Dying to Know Day

It's Dying to Know Day! 60% of Australians think we should talk about death more, so why do we find it so hard?  Often the most difficult thing about death and grief is the awkwardness. People don’t know what to say, or what to do, so often they do nothing. What if we all knew how to respond to loss when [...]

By |2017-08-07T17:55:46+11:00August 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments