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  1. Aboriginal Health Worker wins Leadership and Innovation Award

    29 November 2018

    Congratulations to Kimika Lee of Broome, winner of the Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation Award at the recent WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards.  Kimika is an Aboriginal Health Worker, in Specialist Palliative Care. Her leadership has inspired others and her work has made a significant impact on the access, experiences and outcomes of Aboriginal […]

  2. Vale – Dr Douglas MacAdam

    29 November 2018

    We recognise the passing of Dr Douglas McAdam who was a pioneer of palliative care medicine in Western Australia.  Dr MacAdam died on 17 October. Douglas Macadam was a remarkable man. He was a general practitioner, teacher, innovator and pioneer. He did theological training concurrently with his medical degree, and was an ordained minister in […]

  3. CEO Roundtable – September 2018

    29 November 2018

    In September we hosted the last roundtable of the year with Federal Minister Hon Ken Wyatt.  Topics included the Parliamentary report on End of Life Choices, Palliative care issues in aged care, our proposed Advance Care Planning Campaign for 2019 and the Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration. Communique 2

  4. eNews November 2018

    29 November 2018

    e-News – November 2018 Welcome to our last e-News of 2018.  Our Annual Report is now available online. We hope you can join us for our AGM next Tuesday (4 December).  Please book via Eventbrite. It’s been a busy few months in the PCWA office with lots of community workshops, forums on the End of […]

  5. Vale:  Bernadette Lloyd

    27 August 2018

    We recognise and commemorate the life and work of social worker Bernadette Lloyd who died earlier this year after an eight-month journey with cancer. Bernadette began her journey in palliative care work at the Cottage Hospice, Shenton Park where she worked until it closed.   Following this, she moved to Bethesda Hospital’s palliative care unit. Bernadette […]

  6. WA End of Life Choices Parliamentary Committee Report Released

    27 August 2018

    Join us to discuss the report tomorrow The WA Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices released their report last Thursday, 23 August.  Limited places are still available to join us at a sector-wide forum tomorrow (Tuesday, 28 August) to understand and discuss the interim findings and recommendations.  The forum will include a […]

  7. Have your say – review of Carers Recognition Act 2004

    27 August 2018

    The Department of Communities is undertaking a review of the Carers Recognition Act 2004 and is seeking feedback from carers, community members and other stakeholders.  The closing date for feedback has been extended to 31 August 2018.    

  8. Palliative Caring Western Australia – booklet review

    27 August 2018

    PCWA is leading a working group of cross-sector representatives to review this booklet, last edited in 2014.  Over the past four years more than 10,000 copies have been distributed to consumers and service providers, the majority of which have been distributed through service providers. The demand for this publication continues to increase and we are […]

  9. Welcome to our August e-news

    27 August 2018

    Welcome to our latest e-News.  There has been a lot happening in the palliative care space over the last few months.  We are excited to be discussing the WA End of Life Choices Parliamentary Committee Report with the sector at our forum tomorrow. At PCWA we have been busy over the last few months running […]

  10. Palliative Care WA welcomes the release of the WA Parliament Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices report

    23 August 2018

    Palliative Care WA welcomes the release of the WA Parliament Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices report whose recommendations will see improvements in community awareness and access to palliative care across Western Australia. Palliative Care WA President, Dr Elissa Campbell, said today “Palliative Care WA applauds the Joint Select Committee’s acknowledgement of the […]


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