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Our Advocacy Priorities

Our advocacy priorities include a particular focus on further improvements in: 

  • palliative and end-of-life care, including a whole-of-government strategy on end-of-life care and refreshed national palliative care policy.
  • national reflections on dying death and bereavement post COVID-19. 
  • the development of comprehensive bereavement responses for adults and children.  
  • campaigning for the development of improvement in end-of-life and palliative care in nursing homes. 
  • campaigning for more supports to enable people facing end of life to remain and to die at home.  
  • equity of access to end-of-life and bereavement services. 
  • support for planning ahead for end of life.  
  • campaigning for a national mortuaries programme .

We also are campaigning for:

  • an informed and inclusive debate on the issues of assisted dying. 
  • investment in children’s palliative care.

Our work is underpinned by our research programme. To read more about our research reports and projects, please visit our research page.