News

19
Jun

Lived Experience guest speaker, Briony Lyle

Briony Lyle will share insights from her extraordinary life journey with late husband, professional golfer Jarrod Lyle, at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference this September. From their high school days in Shepparton, Victoria to the world sporting stage – Briony was by Jarrod’s side throughout the highs and lows of his professional sporting career, multiple cancer diagnosis...
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04
Jun

Art comp launched: To Infinity & Beyond…

Palliative Care Australia’s online art competition is back again in 2019, with this year’s competition including a physical exhibition at the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) in Perth between 10 – 13 September. This year’s theme is “To Infinity & Beyond”, which encourages artists to consider beyond the limitations that are often placed on those living...
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27
May

Continuing Professional Development Scholarships closed

Thank you to all who have submitted applications for PCA’s Continuing Professional Development Scholarships to attend 19OPCC. Applications are now closed. All applicants will be notified on Monday 24 June 2019 regarding the success of their application.  
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22
May

Nominate now for the National Palliative Care Awards

Do you know an individual or team who is making a difference in palliative care? Why not acknowledge their work and nominate them for the National Palliative Care Awards? Palliative Care Australia’s National Palliative Care Awards are aimed at recognising innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector. The awards reward the efforts of...
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15
May

19OPCC Program now live!

We’re delighted to announce the full innovative 19OPCC conference program is now available! Explore the Registration & Program Brochure (PDF) or the Interactive Program. This program has been designed to inform and inspire professionals, volunteers and consumers alike. The 3-day event will explore palliative care as a human right and discuss what can be done...
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09
May

Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture announced

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Mason from East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service, Albury Wodonga Health, has been awarded the Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture for 2019. The recipient of the Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture is considered to be the best submission by an author under the age of 40 who is engaged in...
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15
Apr

Continuing Professional Development Scholarships now open

We are pleased to announce that Palliative Care Australia is providing Continuing Professional Development Scholarships to support up to 40 people currently working with underserved communities within Australia to attend 19OPCC in Perth to share ideas, knowledge and experience with experts from across the palliative care sector. Applications are now open! Successful applicants may be...
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08
Apr

Keynote speaker: Dr Jordan Nguyen

We are delighted to announce that Australian humanitarian and engineering visionary, Dr Jordan Nguyen will be delivering the 19OPCC closing keynote address – Evolving Technology to Enhance the Future of Care! Dr Nguyen will also  take part in the closing panel: The future of dying well. Dr Jordan Nguyen, is one of Australia’s most innovative...
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12
Mar

19OPCC abstract submissions have closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted abstracts for the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference. Abstracts closed on 6 March 2019  and we’re excited to announce that we’ve had a HUGE response – with a record 341 abstracts successfully submitted! Following the review and evaluation process, successful author notifications will be sent out at the end...
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04
Mar

2019 PCRN Travel Grants now open!

The Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN) has announced new funding opportunities for members wishing to attend the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference and other palliative care events. If you are a PCRN member you may be eligible for a travel grant of up to $1,500. PCRN membership is free, simply register online by Friday 10 May 2019....
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