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National Advance Care Planning Week 2020

This significant public health awareness initiative will be held Monday 23 - Friday 27 March.

Public events across Australia are now open for registrations. To find out more about attending an Advance Care Planning week event, 
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Health and community groups interested in hosting an event during National Advance Care Planning Week are invited to register their event.

ACP Week 2020- Group discussion (2)

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Register your event

You can take part in ACP Week by hosting an event during March 23-27. Whether it’s big or small, the aim of your event should be raising awareness of advance care planning and starting a conversation with attendees.

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Booklets and guides

Advance care planning companion guides

  • Articles & Publications

    Advance care planning - Getting started guide

    Advance Care Planning Australia

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

    Advance care planning - A personal guide booklet

    Advance Care Planning Australia

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

    Advance care planning fact sheet for individuals and family

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for individuals and their families.