Plan for tomorrow | Live for today.

Putting a plan in place is about being heard even if you were unable to speak for yourself. Start the conversation with your friends and family about what you value in your life.

Get the conversation started in your community during Advance Care Planning Week by hosting or attending a local event.


Conversation starters

Starting a conversation can be hard, we can help.

Get talking about what's most important to you today with our conversation starters.

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Host an event

Get involved and host your own event. It can be as simple as a chat over coffee or as big as a seminar.

Share your story

Help other Australians learn more about advance care planning by sharing your own experience.

Who we are

Find out more about National Advance Care Planning Week, our ambassadors and what we do.

Booklets and guides

Advance care planning companion guides

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Advance Care Planning

A personal guide

This guide is designed to help you think about your future healthcare choices, to be used alongside the companion booklet, 'Getting started'.

Download (PDF, 2.7MB)
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Advance Care Planning

Getting started

This booklet is designed to support you in the process of developing an Advance Care Directive, alongside the companion publication, 'A personal guide'.

Download (PDF, 4.3MB)