We are delighted to announce that our co-founder Dr Peta Murray has taken up a position as Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Melbourne.Read More
Today we head to Parliament House to meet the pollies. Back in the 90’s I did this, but as a student unionist with an axe to grind! This purpose is very different.
We’re inviting our representatives help change how we do end of life care.
Palliative care does amazing work in this country.Read More
The J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust has awarded The GroundSwell Project seed funding to develop our death literacy work over the next 3 years. This significant funding will enable us to develop a death literacy questionnaire with our research partners. This tool will be used to provide a national benchmark of death literacy in Australia and importantly it will provide a way for all organisations and initiatives to measure the social impact of their death literacy work at a local level.Read More
Read Jessie's post for the Centre for Workplace Leadership.Read More
Did you know that half of us would like to know more about DIY funerals. That's right - they actually exist. Read More hereRead More
When we think about the end of our lives it is safe to say the majority of us want to die at home and surrounded by family. Today's blog talks about Number 6 of the Ten Things.Read More
The Ten Things workshops are creating a storm around the country. Here we chat to one attendee about his experience.Read More
We’ve been curious for a while about the use of the word “taboo” to describe the response to death so we decided to run a little poll and crowdsource some of your thoughts about death being a taboo.
"I knew I would learn a lot and meet people who have both expertise in the area and different experiences and beliefs around death"Read More
Ashkeeper: A vessel to nourish and replenish your soul with memories of your beloved
Planning ahead is important, but letting people know your plans is also a necessary part of the process.Read More
Caring for a body at home can be confronting, scary, intense, and sad. Here Deathopedia takes a considered look at the process.Read More
Did you know that only 25% of those who are dying talk to their family about their end of life wishes.Read More