Meet our ambassadors

Lending their support

Meet the individuals who have lent their support to National Advance Care Planning Week.

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    Clinical Lead,
    Queensland’s Statewide Strategy for care at the end of life

    Dr Will Cairns OAM BA MBBS FRACGP FAChPM

    Will is Clinical Lead for Queensland’s Statewide Strategy for care at the end of life, having recently resigned as Director of the Townsville Palliative Care Service since 1992.

  • Charlie Corke
    President,
    College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand

    A/Professor Charlie Corke MB BS., BSc., MRCP(UK), FCICM

    Charlie is one of Australia’s Australia‘s leading Intensive Care Specialists and is currently President of the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand.

  • Karen-Detering
    Medical Director,
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Dr. Karen Detering

    Dr Karen Detering is the Medical Director of Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA), the leading body for advance care planning in Australia.

  • Megan Corlis
    Director of Research & Development,
    Helping Hand Aged Care

    Megan Corlis

    Megan Corlis is a registered nurse and has worked in a diverse range of roles in clinical and management across the acute sector including Geriatric Assessment, General Medicine and Palliative Care.

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    Project Officer,
    Department of Health

    Kim Greeve

    Kim Greeve is a project officer with the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network within the Department of Health, introducing Advance Care Planning into Western Australia.

  • Dr Chris Moy
    General Practitioner,
    South Australia

    Dr Chris Moy

    Dr Chris Moy is a GP working in Adelaide with a long standing involvement in the areas of aged care, end of life decision making, palliative care and digital health at both state and national levels

  • Linda-Nolte
    Program Director,
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Linda Nolte

    Linda Nolte is the Advance Care Planning Australia Program Director who is passionate about person-centred care, improving health care and leading programs.

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    Professor of General Practice,
    University of Newcastle

    Professor Dimity Pond

    Professor Dimity Pond conducts research in the area of mental health and particularly dementia, focussing mainly on GP identification and management of this.

  • Craig Sinclair
    Research Fellow,
    Rural Clinical School of Western Australia

    Craig Sinclair

    Craig is interested in advance care planning, supported decision-making and end of life care, particularly in the rural context and among people living with dementia.

  • Ben White_ACP week ambassador
    Director, Australian Centre for Health Law Research,
    Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology

    Professor Ben White

    Ben’s area of research focus is end-of-life decision-making and his work is interdisciplinary with publications in law, medicine, bioethics and social science journals.

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