Service Workers Resource List

A range of resources to help service workers.

Find Palliative Care resources suited to you

There are a variety of general resources as well as resources for education, planning, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.


EOL Essentials

This website provides free online learning opportunities and practice resources for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to improve the quality and safety of end-of-life care in hospitals.

AHHA: Online training in Palliative Care for Aged Care

An online training program developed to help aged and community care workers, carers, volunteers, family members and health professionals who provide palliative care to aged persons in the community.

EOL Law in Australia

End of Life Law in Australia provides accurate and practical information to assist you to navigate the challenging legal issues that can arise with the end of life decision-making.


End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC)

ELDAC provides information, guidance, and resources to health professionals and aged care workers to support palliative care and advance care planning to improve the care of older Australians.

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that provides information and resources to individuals, care workers and healthcare professionals to improve this cooperation.

Learning: Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care Planning Australia provides online courses and face-to-face workshops nationally, specifically designed to support aged care workers, health professionals and the general public learn more about advance care planning.

Dying to talk

Dying to Talk aims to reach into the community to normalise early conversations about the end of life, rather than waiting until more time critical or medical focused discussions need to occur. The resources have been developed to help Australians work out what’s right for them if they were very sick or at the end of their lives.

Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner South Australia (HCSCC)

For complaints about provision of palliative care or regarding non-compliance with ACDs.



CareSearch is an online resource designed to help those needing relevant and trustworthy information and resources about palliative care. Health professionals can find clinical summaries and tools to help retrieve evidence, and information on palliative care research processes and projects. There are specific knowledge resources for nurses, GPs and allied health, as well as resources dealing with residentail aged care and Aboriginal anfd Torres Strait Islander care.


Palliative Care Nurses Association (PCNA)

Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA) is a member organisation for Australian nurses who are passionate about excellence in palliative care. They provide a unified voice for nurses who deliver, or have an enduring interest in, palliative care policy, practice, research and education.

7 Step Pathway

A standardised process for the development and implementation of a clinical care plan which documents treatment decisions relating to a patient’s resuscitation and end-of-life care.

PaCE – the Palliative Care Education Directory app

PaCE is a resource directory for educators and health and aged care providers in the form of a mobile-responsive web-based app. PaCE helps you find learning and teaching resources that support the development of specific palliative care capabilities for a variety of professions and practice contexts. The directory includes information about particular learning approaches and modes of delivery for each resource. The app is free to use, and all learning resources are free to access.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Care

Australian Indigenous Health Network (Palliative Care)

Information about publications, policies, programs, resources and organisations which are relevant to the end of life care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It includes information on culturally appropriate palliative care, as well as cultural perspectives on dying, death, grief and sorry business in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Providing Culturally Appropriate Palliative Care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This resource has been developed to support the implementation of Practice Principles and training for the provision of palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Culturally Appropriate Palliative Care

This educational video resource from the Cancer Council WA, is made for health professionals working with Aboriginal people especially those originating from the West Kimberley region and was developed in collaboration with the Yiriman Project.