Advance care planning in Queensland

This page provides a plain-English overview of the legal processes involved in planning ahead, as well as links to local information. To get advice about your individual circumstances it is recommended that you consult with one of the agencies referred to below or a legal practitioner.

Are there programs, websites or documents of interest related to advance care planning in Queensland?

Yes. Try these resources.

Advance Care Planning information from Queensland Health

A comprehensive and practical website that takes people through the process of advance care planning.

Queensland Health Advance Care Planning booklet

This 85-page booklet offers lots of practical information about advance care planning.

Queensland Health Advance Care Planning brochure

This provides an overview of advance care planning.

Palliative Care Queensland

An independent not-for-profit peak body representing palliative care providers, consumers and their families and those with an interest in palliative care in Queensland.

Palliative Care Helpline

A free State-wide telephone service that provides information, emotional support and counselling to individuals affected by life-limiting or terminal illness living in Queensland. Call: 1800 772 273.