PCACT Farewells Julie Elliott

PCACT has farewelled Julie Elliott. Julie started working with PCACT in April 2015 – over seven years ago – and has been a stalwart of stability and strength as the leader of our volunteer team. During her time, Julie: built a strong relationship with our stakeholders; developed an understanding of the connectivity across our sector […]

CEO Winter Update, 2022

This month the issue of restoring territory rights to allow the ACT and Northern Territory to set their own laws has been in the news. The focus of the media coverage has been about these jurisdictions wanting the opportunity to implement voluntary assisted dying, as has happened in all Australian states. I am regularly asked […]

Operation Update, Winter 2022

New Volunteer Training Two new volunteer training sessions have been completed in the past two and a half months. Please join us in welcoming twenty-one new volunteers to our organisation. We have some exciting changes coming in the way we train our new volunteers and look forward to sharing the details with you soon.  Mental […]

National Volunteer Week 2022

  Volunteer Appreciation Event National volunteer week was celebrated between 16 – 22 May. Our volunteer appreciation event was held at the Kamberra Function Centre where volunteer service awards were presented to the following volunteers. 5 Years Service Derek Drinkwater Jodie Gatfield Kate Rodgers Sally Richards 10 Years Service Matt Tripovich 15 Years Service Pat […]

National Palliative Care Week 2022

National Attractions lit up in Red and Blue National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) was held between 22 – 28 May 2022. During the week and in collaboration with Palliative Care Australia, the National Carillion, Old Parliament House, and John Gorton Building were lit up in red and blue to raise awareness and promote conversations about […]

Winter Fundraising 2022

Annual Fundraising Dinner As mentioned in the CEO update, this year’s Black and White Dinner was held on the 25th June 2022 in the Ballroom of the QT Hotel in the city. The event was attended by over 540 people and was a night of great food, live music, and auctions.  A massive $180,000 was […]

News From Palliative Care Australia – Winter 2022

Australian Paediatric Palliative Care Conference Palliative Care Australia (PCA) and Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand (PaPCANZ) welcome you to the inaugural Australian Paediatric Palliative Care Conference themed – Listen. Learn. Lead. The event is a deliverable of the Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project which represents a unique opportunity to build the […]

Palliative Care ACT’s annual Black & White dinner
25 June 2022