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  1. Jean’s story
    18 May 2017

    Jean’s story

    Jean Kittson speaks about why she is dying to talk and why you should be as well.

  2. Henry’s story
    4 May 2016

    Henry’s story

    Brumbies and Wallabies rugby player Henry Speight speaks about how death has affected his life and the differences in grieving in Australia compared to his home in Fiji. He shares his experience of having two […]

  3. Caitlin’s story
    4 May 2016

    Caitlin’s story

    Caitlin Doughty is an American based mortician and death theorist. She shares her experiences of working with families after a person has died and how important having conversations about their wishes is.

  4. Luke’s story
    4 May 2016

    Luke’s story

    Comedian Luke Ryan talks about being diagnosed with cancer twice in his life. He share what he’s learned from using humour to broach talking about death with family and friends. He wants the community to […]

  5. Connie’s story
    4 May 2016

    Connie’s story

    Palliative Care Australia approached Connie Johnson co-founder of the Love Your Sister campaign to share her experience of palliative care and the importance of talking about dying. Connie was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer in […]

  6. Jean’s story
    3 May 2016

    Jean’s story

    Jean Kittson is the ambassador for Palliative Care Nurses Australia and speaks about her encounters with people who have received and gave palliative care. Jean presents a lighter tone on the issue of death and […]

  7. Bassam’s story
    3 May 2016

    Bassam’s story

    Bassam shares his story about being diagnosed with terminal cancer and his experience with palliative care. After being told the cancer was incurable, Bassam tried different medical trials to ease his pain and discomfort with […]

  8. Kaye’s story
    19 April 2016

    Kaye’s story

    Kaye’s story provides an insight to her diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma and her experience with palliative care. Kaye received early intervention from the palliative care team and was able to receive emotional and physical support […]


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