What is Palliative Care?

  • Palliative care is a form of
    healthcare provided to
    people who have a progressing
    illness that will lead to death.
    It is active and supportive
    care that seeks to maximize
    quality of life.

Death and Dying in Australia

Learn what affects death and dying in Australia

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Australia's Diverse Population

Learn how our diversity impacts on palliative care in Australia

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Providing Palliative Care in Australia

Providing and receiving palliative care in Australia

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Role of Research

Research helps us treat illness and improve healthcare

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Preferred Place of Death

Learn about where we prefer to die

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Learn about the role volunteers play in care

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Caring in the Community

Learn about care provided in communities

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Major Projects

Find out about national initiatives in palliative care

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