Connection, Collaboration, Community – Action!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of those facing serious illness? Are you ready to connect, collaborate and take action to shape the future of palliative care in Tasmania? Please join us as we discover what it is to create networks of support for individuals facing life-limiting illness and the communities that serve them.

With the demand for palliative care projected to rise significantly, now is the time to act.

Palliative Care Tasmania’s ‘Compassionate Tasmania’ symposium is a one-day workforce event aimed at fostering collaboration and innovation in both clinical and community settings. Drawing on the expertise of international and national experts, this symposium will help attendees:

  • Learn about the ‘Compassionate Communities’ movement and its benefits from our panel of internationally and nationally renowned speakers.
  • Explore the role you play in leading the development of ‘Compassionate Communities’ in Tasmania.
  • Support one another through conversations about what it means to live, die and grieve well, practically and emotionally.
  • Learn how to help families and communities support those with a serious illness.
  • Implement strategies that ensure equity, diversity and inclusion.

The program will focus on a broad range of learning and networking opportunities.

Here’s what you can expect:

✅ International and national thought leaders and speakers.

✅ Engaging discussions on the future of the palliative care workforce and service delivery.

✅ Exploration of key themes including connection, collaboration, community, and action.

✅ Insights into strategic planning to meet the rising demand for palliative care in Tasmania.

✅ Networking opportunities with a diverse range of clinical and community professionals.

Date: Thursday 13 June 2024

Time: 9am – 4.00pm Symposium | Networking 4.00pm-5.30pm

Location: Blundstone Arena, Hobart


Sponsorship opportunities for 2024 Compassionate Tasmania are NOW AVAILABLE!

Palliative Care Tasmania is delighted to release sponsorship opportunities for the 2024 Compassionate Tasmania Palliative Care Tasmania Symposium.  This landmark event is not just a symposium; it’s a call to action, a convergence of minds, and an opportunity for you to shape the future of palliative care in Tasmania.