The project team gratefully acknowledges the involvement of the individuals and agencies who have contributed to the development and dissemination of TEL, and the Dying to Talk research project upon which TEL is based:

  • Australian Government Department of Health Public Health and Chronic Disease Grant Program (funder of TEL 2017-2018)
  • Australian Research Council Linkage Projects scheme (funder of the Dying to Talk research project 2013-2016)
  • Ability Options
  • ACL Disability Services
  • Susan Adrian
  • Louise Anderson, The Housing Connection
  • Noel Atkinson
  • Lisa Austin
  • Australian Foundation for Disability (Afford)
  • Dr Rebecca Barton, The University of Sydney
  • Karen Bird, Unisson Disability
  • Eutropia Borja, Unisson Disability
  • Eric Bowman
  • Hayley Brooks, The University of Sydney
  • CareSearch Palliative Care Knowledge Network
  • CatholicCare Woods Cottage
  • Melinda Connolly
  • Claire Coulter
  • Derek Coyle
  • Brendan Crumpton
  • Neil Crumpton
  • Bernadette Curryer, The University of Sydney
  • Kathie Curtis
  • Barbara Dawson
  • Lyudmyla Dendtler, Northcott
  • Carmel Dengate, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Sue Elms, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Hazel Findlay, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Anne Fletcher
  • Flinders University
  • Chris Gahnaway
  • Elizabeth Gay, ACL Disability Services
  • Kieran Giffen, Unisson Disability
  • Meyrick Gilchrist
  • Greenwich Hospital
  • Heather Grigg, Flinders University
  • Kristen Grisdale, The Housing Connection
  • HammondCare
  • Fiona Hancock
  • Richard Hardy
  • Diane Harvey
  • Julie Herbert
  • AnneLouise Hickey, The Housing Connection
  • Interaction Disability Services
  • Keele University, United Kingdom
  • Marie Kelly
  • Lewis Kidson, The University of Sydney
  • Frank Killick, The Housing Connection
  • L’Arche Sydney
  • Nicholas Lewis
  • Damian Light, Unisson Disability
  • Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Jenny Mann, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Desmond Meers, HammondCare
  • Anne Meller, The Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Renee Meredith, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Anu Mukhija, The Housing Connection
  • Ruth Murton, Flinders University
  • National Disability Services (NDS)
  • Northcott
  • Bronwyn Newman, The University of Sydney
  • NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
  • NSW Government South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Rezgar Pakravan, The Housing Connection
  • Palliative Care Australia
  • Palliative Care New South Wales
  • Chris Pascoe
  • Joanne Pettit, Summer Hill Media 
  • Anju Poudel, Unisson Disability
  • Ralph Prescott
  • Deb Rawlings, Flinders University
  • Professor Sue Read, Keele University United Kingdom
  • Dr Peter Saul, John Hunter Hospital and Newcastle Private Hospital
  • Padmanabham Prataap Singh, Unisson Disability
  • Carol Smail, ACL Disability Services
  • Professor Cameron Stewart, The University of Sydney
  • Rachel Stewart, Macarthur Accommodation System
  • Summer Hill Media
  • Sally Tennant
  • The Groundswell Project
  • The Housing Connection
  • The Prince of Wales Hospital
  • The University of Sydney
  • The University of Sydney Centre for Disability Research and Policy
  • Unisson Disability
  • Grace Vaughan, Summer Hill Media
  • John Welsh, Unisson Disability
  • Western Sydney University School of Social Sciences and Psychology
  • Charlotte Wickert
  • Joe Wickert, Summer Hill Media
  • Sarah Wickert
  • Parsa Zarrin
  • Emma Caterson
Artwork is by and in memoriam: Derek Coyle (1960-2014), an artist supported by Sunshine’s Community Access Program Art Studio


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This project is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health under the Public Health and Chronic Disease Grant Program.


We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land and pay our respect to elders past, present and emerging.