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Palliative Care Australia Updates Position Statement on Voluntary Assisted Dying and Palliative Care

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) Board Chair Dr Jane Fischer says the organisation has updated its position statement on Palliative Care and Voluntary Assisted Dying for the first time since 2016, in light of the legislative change in Victoria and the current parliamentary action on the issue in other jurisdictions. “This position statement is the culmination [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:19:35+11:00September 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019 Art Competition – ‘To infinity and beyond’

Palliative Care Australia’s online art competition is back again in 2019, with this year’s competition including a physical exhibition at the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) in Perth between 10 – 13 September. This year’s theme is “To Infinity & Beyond”. This theme encourages artists to consider beyond the limitations that are often placed [...]

By |2019-06-25T11:12:33+11:00June 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Join PCNSW now and receive $200 off Oceanic Palliative Care Conference rego

Palliative Care Australia is hosting the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth from 10 - 13 September in Perth. Good news - members of Palliative Care NSW are being offered an exclusive discount of $200 off the cost of registration. If you are not currently a member, or you need to renew your membership [...]

By |2019-03-25T12:11:48+11:00March 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Royal commission into aged care sector must examine palliative care provision: Palliative Care Australia Media Release

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) CEO Liz Callaghan says the Royal Commission into the aged care sector must examine the provision of palliative care to residents and consumers of aged care services.  “Palliative Care Australia and its members welcome the announcement of a Royal Commission into the aged care sector,” Ms Callaghan said.  “There are over [...]

By |2018-09-20T11:51:58+11:00September 18th, 2018|News|2 Comments

PCA launches new paediatric palliative care resource

Minister for Health the Hon. Greg Hunt MP today launched new resources for paediatric palliative care at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. “I am proud to launch these resources that will assist families going through some of the toughest times of their lives. It’s important that everyone involved in caring for the child is [...]

By |2018-01-24T12:22:04+11:00January 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

$60 million in funding announced for end of life care projects

The federal government recently announced it will provide more than $60 million for projects that will improve quality and access to palliative care. $45.4 million will be distributed through the National Palliative Care Projects grants initiative for 12 projects that will help people on their final journey, and their families, with end of life care. [...]

By |2017-11-22T18:29:57+11:00October 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nominations are now open for PCA National Awards 2017

Nominations are now open for the Palliative Care Australia National Awards, which include three new award categories. The awards are aimed at recognising innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector by individuals and organisations. Categories for individual awards include: Emerging leader Emerging researcher Excellence in palliative care - rural and remote - [...]

By |2017-06-08T13:44:01+11:00June 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments