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If you were too sick to speak for yourself, who would you want to speak for you? And more importantly, what healthcare decisions would you want them to make?

Advance care planning is a heartfelt conversation and a personal statement that goes way beyond filling in a form. It’s a commitment to honour and respect an individual’s values and choices.

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Our friendly advisory team can help with a range of information including:

  • how to start the conversation - how to make sure your goals, values and preferences are heard
  • advice on how to choose a substitute decision-maker
  • completing an Advance Care Directive
  • accessing relevant forms in each state and territory


    Other ways to get advice

    Email us

    You’re welcome to send us your enquiry via email. We will get back to you soon with a response.


    You can read our frequently asked questions here.

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      The state of things

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      Australia doesn't have a national law covering advance care planning, so it is help to understand the requirements for your state or territory.