Palliative Care Tasmania

Palliative Care Tasmania is the peak representative body for hospice and palliative care in Tasmania. Palliative Care Tasmania are affiliated with Palliative Care Australia (PCA), and two Tasmanian delegates attend PCA council meetings. Pallitive Care Tasmania works to:

  • Increase awareness and understanding of hospice and palliative care
  • Provide information about services
  • Support maintenance of best practice
  • Support workers involved in the care of people who are dying
  • Advocate for service provision and future development
  • Support clients and carers in accessing appropriate services

Palliative Care Tasmania  encourage you and your colleagues to show your support of hospice and palliative care in Tasmania…..become a member.


DHHS – Department of Health and Human Services

Policy Framework, Coordination and Collaboration; which includes developing protocols for packaged care, framework for access to bereavement services, sustainable workforce, a framework for the healthy dying/advanced care planning, development of communication materials and communication plan, and development of IT systems to enhance and capture data plus enhancing Specialist Palliative Care Services (SPCS)