palliAGED is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Many others have contributed to its development. We would like to thank the following organisations and individuals, who have donated their time and expertise to the project:

palliAGED Project Team

  • Dr Sandra Bradley, CareSearch Research Assistant
  • Elizabeth Button, CareSearch Research Assistant
  • Roma Dicker, Flinders University
  • Olivia Farrer, CareSearch Research Assistant
  • Susan Gravier, CareSearch Project Manager
  • Heather Grigg, CareSearch Web Content Assistant
  • Sue Hammond, CareSearch, Research Librarian
  • Mikaela Lawrence, CareSearch Research Assistant
  • Ruth Murton, CareSearch Web Content Administrator
  • Samantha Parker, CareSearch Marketing Assistant
  • Cameron Shepherd, CareSearch Website Officer
  • Gracie Tanner, CareSearch Research Assistant
  • Janet Taylor, Flinders University
  • Prof Jennifer Tieman, CareSearch Director
  • Natasha Tsoupas, CareSearch Marketing Manager

palliAGED National Advisory Group Members

  • Jessica Campbell, Dementia Australia (Dementia Australia rep.)
  • Melissa Centofanti, Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA rep.)
  • Dr Brent Davis, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA rep.)
  • Samantha Edmonds, National LGTBI Health Alliance (LGBTI rep.)
  • Cristina Giusti, Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA rep.)
  • Helen Grinbergs, Department of Health (DoH rep.)
  • Dr David Healey, Taree GP (ANZSPM rep.)
  • Dini Liyanarachchi, Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (initial FECCA rep.)
  • Cathie Pigott, Australian College of Nursing (ACN rep.)
  • Prof Dimity Pond, Discipline of General Practice, University of Newcastle (RACGP rep.)
  • Kay Richards, former Leading Age Services Australia (initial LASA rep.)
  • Sharon Rose, Department of Health (initial DoH rep.)
  • Prof Jennifer Tieman, CareSearch Director

palliAGED Evidence Advisory Group Members

  • Dr Michael Chapman, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM rep.)
  • Prof David Currow, Cancer Institute NSW & University of Technology Sydney (Palliative Care rep.)
  • Geraint Duggan, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC rep.)
  • Prof Tammy Hoffmann, Bond University (CREBP rep.)
  • Trish McReynolds, Joanna Briggs Institute (Australia Aged Care rep.)
  • Anne Meller, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (AAG rep.)
  • Prof Deb Parker, University of Technology Sydney (Age Care, Dementia rep.)
  • Ann Ritchie, University of Hospital Geelong (Health Libraries Australia rep.)
  • Prof Patsy Yates, Queensland University of Technology (CRE-ELC rep.)


  • Andrew Allsop, Silver Chain Group
  • Carolyn Ashton, Austin Hospital
  • Natasha Boots, Carers SA
  • Erica Bostock, Eventide Homes Stawell Inc.
  • Julianne Brisbane, Uniting (NSW & ACT)
  • Dr Letitia Burridge, Griffith University
  • Maryann Curry, Estia Health
  • Dr Elaine Fielding, Queensland University of Technology
  • Sarah Fox, Sydney North Primary Health Network
  • Helen Frazer, Department of Health
  • Jennifer Gavin, HammondCare
  • Prof Elizabeth (Liz) Halcomb, University of Wollongong
  • Dr Ann Harrington, Flinders University
  • Michelle Hogan, Helping Hand
  • A/Prof Rosalie Hudson, Rosalie Hudson & Associates
  • Alex Huntir, Palliative Care NSW
  • Peter Jenkin, Resthaven Inc.
  • Prof Claire Johnson, Monash University & Eastern Health
  • Kate Jurgens, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
  • Prof Liz Lobb, Calvary Health Care Sydney
  • Lara McIntyre, BaptistCare Orana Centre & University of Newcastle
  • Sue McKechnie, Resthaven Inc. & Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Ageing, Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • Robyn McLean, Southern Cross Care (Templestowe and Newport, Vic)
  • Jason Mills, Queensland University of Technology
  • Shyla Mills, Palliative Care Queensland
  • Prof Geoff Mitchell, University of Queensland
  • Delia Nauman, Nazareth Care
  • Prof Deb Parker, University of Technology Sydney
  • Neil Petrie, PRN Consulting & Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Prof Jane Phillips, University of Technology Sydney
  • Dr Lyn Phillipson, University of Wollongong
  • Prof Liz Reymond, Metro South Palliative Care Service QLD
  • Dr Christine Sanderson, Calvary Health
  • Sandy Scholes, Consultant Pharmacist
  • Sharyn Speakman, Bushland Health Group Ltd
  • Kate Swetenham, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services (SAPS)
  • Paul Tait, Southern Adelaide Palliative Care
  • Kerry Whitlock, Uniting AgeWell


  • Norma Currie, Austin Hospital
  • Samantha Edwards, Department of Health
  • Susan Emerson, representing Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Ageing, Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • Colleen Gibbs, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM)
  • Jane Grigson, Helping Hand
  • Dr Christina Hagger, Flinders University
  • Dr Rory Howard, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Dr Deidre Morgan, Flinders University
  • Lin Oke, Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA)
  • Michelle Sweidan, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited
  • Dr David Sykes, Dementia Australia Victoria
  • A/Prof Chris Toye, Older Persons’ Health Care, Curtin University

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