Palliative Care Tasmania’s (PCT) Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of Venéy Hiller as its new CEO.

Sally Faulkner the Chair of the Palliative Care Tasmania Board says,

“Palliative Care Tasmania warmly welcomes Venéy Hiller as its new CEO and looks forward to the transformative leadership she will bring to the organisation and the wider community. This appointment marks an exciting new chapter for PCT, and the Board is looking forward to working with Venéy in her new role.”

“Venéy has been an integral member of the PCT team for 3 years and Acting CEO for the past 5 months. During this time, she has demonstrated not only her knowledge, skills, and capabilities but a genuine passion for the palliative care sector and its people.” Ms Faulkner said.

Venéy is a qualified and awarded professional with over 25 years, strategic marketing, management, communications, advocacy and business development experience across not for profit, consumer, business to business, business to consumer and government sectors. For the past several years she has had a strong focus on advocacy and impact, working in peak body environments.

Commenting on the appointment, Venéy said she was excited to be taking on the role.

“I am deeply committed to the work of Palliative Care Tasmania; I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of compassionate palliative care. This experience has provided me with invaluable insights into the challenges faced by individuals, families, and healthcare professionals in navigating the complexities of end of life,”

“I look forward to working with our members, our sector, the government and the community to ensure equitable access to high-quality palliative care services for all Tasmanians, regardless of their background or circumstances.” she said.

Her passion for collaboration extends to healthcare providers, community organisations, and volunteers, as she aims to create a comprehensive and compassionate network of care and increased death literacy in our communities.

“I am driven by a clear vision to deliver positive change and ensure we continue to deliver on our mission, influence good public policy, support our palliative care workforce, and support all Tasmanians.”

Leveraging her extensive experience, values, and leadership skills, she is determined to make a lasting impact on the community she serves.

“My primary focus is to ensure that every Tasmanian facing a life-limiting illness, dying or bereaved receive the care and support they deserve” she said.