Acknowledging 2007 contributions from our palliative care community

Developing resources and materials for inclusion in the CareSearch website and in developing the Knowledge Network relies on the skills and time of many members of the palliative care community. We would like to thank the following organisations and individuals, who have donated their time and expertise to the project in 2007.

Committee Members

Knowledge Network Management Group

  • Dr Peter Martin (Chairperson), Barwon Health
  • Ms Donna Daniell, Palliative Care Australia
  • Mr Gary Doherty, CSIRO
  • Professor Linda Kristjanson, Curtin University
  • Ms Ros Lockhart, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses
  • Professor Paddy Phillips, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Practice
  • Mr Stan Piperoglou, Department of Health and Ageing
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia
  • Ms Robin Toohey, Consumers Health Forum
  • Ms Michaela Willet, National Institute of Clinical Studies

National Advisory Group

  • Dr James Cooper (Chairperson), General Practitioner
  • Ms Debbie Bampton, Australian General Practice Network
  • Ms Judy Callaghan, Cochrane Consumer Network
  • Dr Tony Cocchiaro, Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia
  • Mr Paul Cook, HN McLean Memorial Retirement Village
  • Dr Greg Crawford, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Ms Prue Deacon, HealthInsite
  • Ms Jennie Della, Department of Health and Ageing
  • Mr David Emmett, PCC4U Project
  • Mr Dave Fildes, Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative
  • Ms Joanne Harrison, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations
  • Ms Eleanor Jackson-Bowers, Primary Health Care Research and Information Services
  • Mr Kevin Larkins, Palliative Care Victoria
  • Dr Helen Lindner, Allied Health Professionals of Australia
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia
  • Ms Sally Robert, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Ms Rosemary Seiboth, Palliative Care Nurses Association
  • Ms Liz Stickland, Respecting Patient Choices
  • Mr Peter Sparrow, South and East Metropolitan Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre
  • Dr Rohan Vora, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Ms Pauline Wardle, National Rural Health Alliance

Groups and organisations

  • HONCode
  • Health Insite
  • Palliative Care Australia
  • Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
  • Repatriation General Hospital


  • Dr Meera Agar
  • Cathy Bennett
  • Beverly Blanch
  • Dr Mark Boughey
  • Susie Broughton
  • Su Lynn Cheah
  • Dr Greg Crawford
  • Karen Conte
  • Dr Emily Densley
  • Ned Douglas
  • Dr Philip Good
  • Catherine Hattersley
  • Sharon Kerslake
  • Dr Anne Long
  • Dr Geoff Mitchell
  • Dr Gerald Murphy
  • Associate Professor Lynn Oldham
  • Julie Paul
  • Dr Marianne Phillips
  • Robin Toohey

Last updated 23 July 2007