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Media Releases

Palliative Care Queensland is an authoritative source on a range of subjects to do with palliative care, dying, bereavement, caring for the dying and the health system.


Shyla Mills, CEO
Phone: 07 3511 1539


Media releases from Palliative Care Queensland and Palliative Care Australia can be found below
(additional PCA Media releases can be found here)


Any inquiry about end-of-life laws must include palliative care


Expo to celebrate what’s good in life and death this weekend

Hippocratic Film - Brisbane, Has medicine lost its way?

Hippocratic Film - Regional, Has medicine lost its way?

Respecting and meeting end-of-life care needs in residential aged care

National Palliative Care Week to Celebrate Aged Care

PCOC REPORT - Patient Outcomes in Palliative Care, July - December 2014 - Queensland

Health Care Homes welcomed for people needing palliative care

Palliative care now has two supporters in Federal Cabinet

MND Australia report shows need for improved access to palliative care

Cultural awareness and respect in the delivery of palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people


Talking about Death and Dying Important - 9 November 2015

Private health insurance consultation valuable - 29 October 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health plan a good step forward - 22 October 2015

Toolkit to help secondary breast cancer patients navigate palliative care - 14 October 2015

Palliative Care Australia announces inaugural national awards - 2 July 2015

Patient wishes essential for good end of life care - 26 May 2015

Palliative care lost in Budget spending - 12 May 2015

Palliative care important for kidney patients - 26 March 2015

Extended palliative care services for Queenslanders - 19 March 2015

Palliative Care still a key issue for Queensland - 23 Jan 2015

PCQ welcomes Labor pledge of funds for dementia respite - 21 Jan 2015


Forum Draws Attention to Funding Shortfalls for the Dying May 9th - Media Release
Queensland Parliamentary report welcomed May 27th - Media Release
Budget reveals business as usual for palliative care in Queensland June 3rd - Media Release


Dying on the Sunshine Coast, A Game of Russian Roulette May 15th – Media Release

Your Death Your Choice Community Forum May 9th 2012- Media Release

Your Death Your Choice Community Forum April 2012- Media Release


Your Death Your Choice Community Education Initiative – Aug 2011

National Palliative Care Week – May 2011


Nurses Rally as Palliative Care Beds Close – Dec 10

Dying Queenslanders a Low Priority – Nov 10

The Right To Quality Care For The Dying – Oct 10

Looking In Looking Out PCQ Biennial State Conference 2010 – May 10

National Palliative Care Awareness Week 2010 – May 10


Launch of Palliative Care DVD – May 09

PCQ's Response to recent one-off funding to NGOs – Feb 09

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