What is Palliative Care?

Palliative care will affect all of us at some stage in our lives whether as a patient, carer, family member, neighbour or friend. However, many of us do not understand what palliative care is.

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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