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Free starter pack

Our email starter pack is a great way to get all of the information you need to start the advance care planning process in one handy email. We'll include relevant information and forms for your state or territory.

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The Questions That Matter Most

If you were too unwell to speak for yourself, who would speak for you and what would they say?   Watch our new video where we speak to several families and ask the big questions.

The Questions That Matter Most

Create your plan

 The process, forms and documents for advance care planning depend on your state or territory.

We offer various options to increase your knowledge of advance care planning including free online courses, workshops and webinars.

Learn more about the role health professionals play in advance care planning. 

Learn about the different laws and ethical considerations for advance care planning.

Latest news

  • News

    Advance Care Planning Australia welcomes new Program Director

    ACPA is very pleased to welcome Xanthe Sansome as our new Program Director. With a background in physiotherapy, Xanthe moved into end-of-life and advance care planning roles, eventually managing the Brisbane South Palliative Care collaborative which oversees the Queensland Office of Advance Care Planning.

  • News

    Palliative Care Australia Survey shows belief in worth of ACP conversations

    A recent survey by Palliative Care Australia shows overwhelming support for advance care planning. Eighty-three per cent of Australians believe that planning ahead for end-of-life reduces the stress/burden on family, gives you control over the care you receive at the end of our life, and gives you control over where you spend your final days.

  • National Volunteer Week 2022

    Celebrating our Support Service volunteers this National Volunteer Week 16-22 May

    May 16 - 22 marks National Volunteer Week. Advance Care Planning Australia would like to recognise the support, dedication, and effort our volunteers contribute to our program. We asked them a few questions about the motivation to begin volunteering, what it means to them and what they like about their role with ACPA.

Starting the conversation

Starting the conversation about advance care planning is an important first step in ensuring a person's preferences for future care are known and respected.

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