Palliative Care Victoria is the peak body for palliative care and end of life care. Established in 1981, we are an incorporated association and charity supported by the Victorian Government, organisation and individual members, other groups and funders.
A founding and current member of Palliative Care Australia, we also contribute to national policies and initiatives in collaboration with the other state and territory palliative care peak bodies.
All people with a life limiting illness and their families are supported to live, die and grieve well.
To achieve our vision through empowering leadership, capacity building, and advocacy.
We respect the value, dignity, and human rights of people with a life limiting illness and their families.
We empower people to prepare for dying, grief and loss, and to be supportive and resilient.
We are truthful and ethical in all that we say and do.
We foster compassionate communities and the quality of life of people with a life limiting illness and their families.
- Empowered consumers, carers and compassionate communities.
- Specialist palliative care benefits individuals and health services.
- Diversity-inclusive and diversity-responsive palliative care.
- Expanded, innovative and valued volunteering contributions.