Submissions received by the Committee

Palliative Care in Australia

Submissions received by the Committee

THIS IS NOT AN INQUIRY INTO EUTHANASIA. SUBMISSIONS THAT SOLELY ADDRESS EUTHANASIA, RATHER THAN THE TERMS OF REFERENCE, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND PUBLISHED. Some submissions have been accepted only in part.

Sub No.

1Dr Chris Moy (PDF 144KB) 
2Ballina Breast Cancer Support Group (PDF 24KB) 
3Palliative Care Research Team, School of Midwifery, Monash University (PDF 293KB) 
4Medical Oncology Group of Australia (PDF 176KB) 
5Karuna Hospice Services (PDF 202KB) 
6Hunter New England Local Health District (PDF 323KB) 
7South Australian Cancer Clinical Network (PDF 37KB) 
8Ms Orysia (Trisha) Ellis (PDF 27KB) 
9Mr Denis Colbourn (PDF 33KB) 
10Home Instead Senior Care (PDF 168KB) 
11Dr Jean Murray (PDF 2362KB) 
12Stanhope Healthcare Services Pty Ltd (PDF 110KB) 
13South Australia Advanced Practice Palliative Care Pharmacists (PDF 66KB) 
14Ms Louise McManus (PDF 372KB) 
15Dr Bruce Stafford (PDF 105KB) 
16Dr John Gillett (PDF 10KB) 
17Management Advisory Committee of the NSW Palliative Care Clinical Trials Collaborative ImPaCCT (PDF 82KB) 
18Services for Australian rural and Remote Allied Health SARRAH (PDF 154KB) 
19Cancer Voices NSW (PDF 4178KB) 
20Health Care Consumers' Association Inc (PDF 117KB) 
21The Returned and Services League of Australia Limited (PDF 6509KB) 
22Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services (PDF 2165KB) 
23Mr Nev Wells (PDF 929KB) 
24The Centre for Cerebral Palsy (PDF 96KB) 
25Kincare (PDF 646KB) 
26Knights of the Southern Cross (PDF 18KB) 
27South Australian Government (PDF 59KB) 
28Blue Care (PDF 339KB) 
29The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (PDF 35KB) Attachment 1(PDF 89KB) 
30Ms and Mr Kim McCartney and Gary Coleman (PDF 75KB) 
31Mrs Fran Deakin (PDF 46KB) 
32Barwon Health (PDF 528KB) 
33ANZSPM (PDF 831KB) 
34Ms Julie Roberts (PDF 37KB) 
35Name Withheld (PDF 23KB) Attachment 1(PDF 3642KB) 
36Dr Jennifer Tieman (PDF 167KB) 
37Working Together Group and Palliative Care Victoria Quality Improvement (PDF 58KB) 
38A/Prof Ben White (PDF 168KB) 
39Ms Jenny Rowe, Palliative Care Advocacy Support Group (PCASG) - Roma (PDF 1409KB) 
40Ms Deidre Morgan (PDF 384KB) 
41HammondCare (PDF 90KB) 
42Eastern Palliative Care Association Incorporated (PDF 1923KB) 
43MND Australia (PDF 542KB) 
44Alzheimer's Australia (PDF 213KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 449KB) 
45Palliative Care Nurses Australia Inc (PDF 107KB) 
46Ad Hoc Interfaith Committee (PDF 146KB) 
47Ms Kath Woolf (PDF 31KB) 
48Lesbian and Gay Solidarity (Melbourne) (PDF 17KB) 
49National Disability Services (PDF 540KB) 
50ECH Inc, Resthaven Inc, Eldercare Inc (PDF 465KB) 
51The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PDF 352KB) 
52MS Australia (PDF 137KB) 
53A/Prof Dominic Wilkinson (PDF 61KB) 
54Anam Cara House Geelong and Colac (PDF 83KB) 
55Ms Michele Wiese (PDF 813KB) 
56Cancer Voices South Australia Inc. (PDF 158KB) 
57Victorian Healthcare Association (PDF 267KB) 
58Mercy Health (PDF 631KB) 
59Occupational Therapy Australia, Victoria Division Oncology and Palliative Care Services in Australia (PDF 176KB) 
60SANT Youth Cancer Service (PDF 198KB) 
61Carers NSW (PDF 137KB) 
62Australian Family Association (PDF 80KB) 
63The Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Palliative Care Reference Group (PDF 177KB) 
64Senator John Madigan, Democratic Labor Party Senator for Victoria (PDF 182KB) 
65Australian Medical Association (PDF 134KB) 
66Aged and Community Services WA (ACSWA) (PDF 351KB) 
67GLBTI Retirement Association Inc. (PDF 528KB) 
68Hon. Christine Campbell MP, Member for Pascoe Vale (PDF 266KB) 
69Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PDF 39KB) 
70AASW NSW Palliative Care Social Work Practice Group (PDF 201KB) 
71NSW Health (PDF 115KB) 
72Catholic Women's League Australia Inc. (PDF 513KB) 
73Royal District Nursing Service (PDF 4060KB) 
74Futures Alliance (PDF 496KB) 
75Mr Peter Cleasby (PDF 315KB) 
76St Vincent's Health Network (PDF 527KB) 
77Dr Jo Harrison, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia (PDF 156KB) 
78Sir James Gobbo AC CVO (PDF 1113KB) 
79Catholic Health Australia (PDF 604KB) 
80Silver Chain (PDF 124KB) 
81Little Company of Mary Health Care (PDF 181KB) 
82The Friends of Northern Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation (PDF 42KB) 
83Cancer Council NSW and LifeCircle (PDF 467KB) 
84Mr Bernard Bartsch (PDF 33KB) 
85Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) (PDF 79KB) 
86Consumers Health Forum of Australia (PDF 460KB) 
87Baptistcare (PDF 42KB) 
88National LGBTI Health Alliance (PDF 128KB) 
89Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney (PDF 236KB) 
90Ms Janet Broadstock (PDF 39KB) 
91COTA Australia (PDF 616KB) 
92Dr Yvonne McMaster (PDF 389KB) 
93Aged Care Association Australia (ACAA) (PDF 380KB) 
94Oncology Social Work Australia (OSWA) (PDF 439KB) 
95Ballarat Hospice Care Inc. (PDF 784KB) 
96Department of Health and Ageing (PDF 598KB) 
97UQ/Blue Care Research and Practice Development Centre (PDF 72KB) 
98Palliative Care Australia (PDF 851KB) 
99Capital Region Cancer Service ACT Health Directorate (PDF 117KB) 
100Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (PDF 103KB) 
101Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (PDF 447KB) 
102Respecting Patient Choices (PDF 151KB) 
103Ms Bernadette Tobin (PDF 96KB) 
104Mr Denis Strangman (PDF 136KB) 
105Amaranth Foundation Ltd (PDF 544KB) 
106FamilyVoice Australia (PDF 47KB) 
107Australian General Practice Network (AGPN) (PDF 434KB) 
108Palliative Care Victoria (PDF 223KB) Attachment 1(PDF 258KB) 
109Dental Health Services Victoria (PDF 212KB) 
110Centre for Palliative Care c/o St Vincent's Hospital and The University of Melbourne (PDF 345KB) 
111Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PDF 297KB) 
112ACH Group (PDF 271KB) 
113Name Withheld (PDF 22KB) 
114Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (PDF 52KB) 
115Cabrini Health (PDF 205KB) 
116Tasmanian Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (PDF 78KB) 
117Name Withheld (PDF 11KB) 
118National Stroke Foundation (PDF 133KB) 
119Mr The Hon. Greg Donnelly MLC (PDF 993KB) 
120Bega Valley Community Health Services (PDF 41KB) 
121Name Withheld (PDF 13KB) 
122Aged and Community Services Australia (PDF 642KB) 
123Prof. David Currow (PDF 2783KB) 
124Mrs Fiona Engwirda (PDF 4026KB) Attachment 1(PDF 402KB) 
125Dying with Dignity ACT (PDF 344KB) 
126National Aged Care Alliance (PDF 343KB) 
127Respect Life Group Gunnedah (PDF 315KB) 
128South Australian Voluntary Euthanasia Society (SAVES) (PDF 25KB) 
129Mr Stan Malicki (PDF 47KB) 
130Palliative Care Queensland (PDF 822KB) 
131National Rural Health Alliance Inc. (PDF 149KB) 
132Name Withheld (PDF 18KB) Attachment 1(PDF 49KB) 
133Cradle Coast Connected Care (PDF 656KB) 
134YourLastRight.com (PDF 1899KB) 
135Palliative Care New South Wales (PDF 2088KB) Attachment 1(PDF 434KB) 
136Name Withheld (PDF 13KB) 
137Dr Kathryn Antioch (PDF 68KB) Attachment 1(PDF 131KB) Attachment 2(PDF 142KB) Attachment 3(PDF 118KB) Attachment 4(PDF 181KB) Attachment 5(PDF 120KB) Attachment 6(PDF 118KB) 
138Avner Nahmani Pancreatic Cancer Foundation Ltd (PDF 1493KB) 


Additional Information Received

1Opening Statement of Joan Jackman, tabled 24 April 2012(PDF 1197KB) 
2Opening Statement of Australian Nursing Federation, tabled 24 April 2012(PDF 322KB) 
3Palliative Care Nurses Australia Senate briefing paper, received 24 April 2012(PDF 487KB) 
4Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 4361KB) 
5Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 14191KB) 
6Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 11927KB) 
7Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 23022KB) 
8Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 3199KB) 
9Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 541KB) 
10Additional Information from LifeCircle, received 23 May 2012(PDF 374KB) 
11Additional Information from Palliative Care New South Wales, received 2 July 2012(PDF 2002KB) 
12Additional Information from Palliative Care New South Wales, received 2 July 2012(PDF 1887KB) 
13Additional Information from Palliative Care New South Wales, received 2 July 2012(PDF 962KB) 
14Additional Information from Medical Oncology Group of Australia, received 2 July 2012(PDF 356KB) 
15Additional Information from Medical Oncology Group of Australia, received 2 July 2012(PDF 1626KB) 
16Additional Information from Medical Oncology Group of Australia, received 2 July 2012(PDF 496KB) 
17Additional Information from Medical Oncology Group of Australia, received 2 July 2012(PDF 2300KB) 
18Additional Information from Medical Oncology Group of Australia, received 2 July 2012(PDF 2912KB) 
19Tabled document from Resthaven Inc, received 5 July 2012(PDF 160KB) 
20Tabled document from Resthaven Inc, received 5 July 2012(PDF 823KB) 
21Tabled document from Resthaven Inc, received 5 July 2012(PDF 2968KB) 
22Tabled document from Amaranth Foundation Inc, received 10 July 2012(PDF 1109KB) 
23Tabled document from Amaranth Foundation Inc, received 10 July 2012(PDF 1859KB) 
24Additional Information from Associate Professor Rohan Vora, received 12 July 2012(PDF 317KB) 
25Additional Information from Associate Professor Rohan Vora, received 12 July 2012(PDF 405KB) 
26Additional Information from Associate Professor Rohan Vora, received 12 July 2012(PDF 196KB) 
27Additional Information from Associate Professor Rohan Vora, received 12 July 2012(PDF 1286KB) 
28Additional Information from The Minister for Health and Ageing, received 7 August 2012(PDF 3081KB) 

Answers to Questions on Notice

1Answer to question on notice from Dr Yvonne McMaster, received 18 May 2012(PDF 46KB) 
2Answer to question on notice from the Australian Nursing Federation, received 22 May 2012(PDF 176KB) 
3Answers to questions on notice from the Department of Health and Ageing, received 23 May 2012(PDF 136KB) 
4Answer to question on notice from Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, received 24 May 2012(PDF 44KB) 
5Answer to question on notice from Palliative Care Australia, received 25 May 2012(PDF 66KB) 
6Answer to question on notice from Professor David Currow, received 20 July 2012(PDF 94KB) 
7Answer to question on notice from Cancer Voices South Australia Inc, received 24 July 2012(PDF 63KB) 
8Answer to question on notice, comparison concerning the adoption of consistent palliative care standards from Resthaven Inc,received 24 July 2012(PDF 134KB) 
9Answer to question on notice from Occupational Therapy Australia, Victoria Division Oncology and Palliative Services Australia, received 24 July 2012(PDF 240KB) 
10Answer to question on notice from Blue Care, received 27 July 2012(PDF 278KB) 
11Answer to question on notice from The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, received 30 July 2012(PDF 236KB) 
12Answer to question on notice from The Minister for Health and Ageing, received 7 August 2012(PDF 592KB) 
13Answer to question on notice from LifeCircle Australia and Cancer Council NSW, received 14 August 2012(PDF 1428KB) 
14Answers to questions on notice from The Department of Health and Ageing, received 23 August 2012(PDF 412KB) 

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone:+61 2 6277 3515
Fax:+61 2 6277 5829
Email:community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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