Conferences provide opportunities for ongoing professional development and networking.

This list details national and international conferences and events related to palliative care. If you are aware of a relevant conference or event that should be included, please contact us at





Australian 2018

South Australian Palliative Care Conference
July 20
Adelaide, South Australia

2018 Primary Health Care Research Conference
August 1-3
Melbourne, Victoria

Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference 2018​
August 6-10
Sydney, New South Wales

9th National MND Australia Conference on care 2018
August 30-31
Adelaide, South Australia
Abstract due May 4

2018 Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Conference
September 6-9
Sydney, New South Wales

42nd World Hospital Congress
October 10-12
Brisbane, Queensland

Carers NSW 2018 Biennial Conference
October 11-12
Sydney, New South Wales

Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster Conference
October 15-18
Mount Gambier, South Australia

6th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium
October 25-26
Melbourne, Victoria

Palliative Care NSW 2018 Biennial State Conference
November 8-10
Kiama, New South Wales

2018 COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
November 13-15
Perth, Western Australia

51st AAG Conference
November 21-23
Melbourne, Victoria

11th HITH Society Annual Scientific Meeting
November 21-23
Brisbane, Queensland

9th International Congress on Innovations in nursing
29-30 November 
Perth, Western Australia

International 2018

14th Global Conference on Ageing
August 8-10
Toronto, Canada

The 17th World Congress on Pain
September 12-16
Boston, USA

23rd Hospice NZ Palliative Care Conference
September 19-21
Auckland, New Zealand

Public Health Research in Palliative Care
October 25-26
Brussels, Belgium

Australian 2019

2019 Australian Pain Society 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
April 7-10
Gold Coast, Queensland

5th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
June 19-20
Adelaide, South Australia

13th National Allied Health Conference
August 5-8
Brisbane, Queensland

2019 Biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference
September 10-13
Perth, Western Australia

2019 Public Health Palliative Care International conference
October 13-16
Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Last updated 16 July 2018