The New Tasmanian Advance Care Directive (ACD)

Palliative Care Tasmania have scheduled a number of online information sessions to help you understand how the new legislation will affect you.

In the Advance Care Planning session, you will learn about:

  • What Advance Care Planning is and the benefits.
  • How to approach Advance Care Planning conversations.
  • Considerations such as choosing someone to speak on your behalf or appointing an enduring guardian.
  • How to formalise your planning into a Tasmanian Advance Care Directive.
  • Information about changes to the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive and the implications for consumers and health professionals
  • Decision making ability and documenting your wishes.
  • Information about witnessing, registering, revoking or updating documents.
  • Tools and resources to support Advance Care Planning.
  • In person educators to answer your questions.

Session Dates and Times:

  • Tuesday 26th September 1:00pm-2:00pm – Book Now
  • Thursday 19th October 11:00am-12:00pm – Book Now
  • Wednesday 22nd November 2:00pm-3:000pm (Health Professionals Only) – Book Now

BOOK NOW to secure your place

To book a session for your organisation please contact:

Hannah Butler 0447 240 846

No matter who you are – community member, volunteer, caregiver, or healthcare professional – our topics are adaptable to your needs. Our education team is committed to tailoring learning materials to suit the requirements.

For inquiries about tailored topics and learning options, don’t hesitate to contact Hannah Butler at

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