Welcome to From the Brink: A Fringe Festival About Ageing, Dying, Grieving, and Our Community! We are so pleased to share this exciting series of events with you here in the Blue Mountains.Read More
In 8 weeks, 300 people from around the world will gather to discuss the Re-claiming of Ageing, Dying, and GrievingRead More
Creative Legacy is on a roll. This award winning arts and health project with Liverpool Hospitals’ Palliative Care service is in its 4th year, and continues to both evolve and delight.Read More
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.