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New palliative care grant opportunity *NOW CLOSED*

Posted on April 18, 2023

Healthcare and community service providers can apply for grants up to $100,000 each in a second round of palliative care grants facilitated by Primary Health Tasmania and the Tasmanian Department of Health, funded by the Australian and Tasmanian governments.

The first round was launched in July 2022 and focused on not-for-profit organisations and care and support providers (see below).

Innovative Service Redesign grants will provide up to $100,000 for organisations to review, modify and/or research models of care and undertake evidence-based redesign processes to improve outcomes for patients with life-limiting illnesses.  

A number of online information sessions are being offered in May for interested parties to learn more.

Grant applications are now open, and close at 5pm on Friday 26 May.

Further materials, including information session registration and application details, are available on our eTender portal (registration required).

In round one of the grants program, the following community organisations received a total of $153,000 to help build social connections and facilitate opportunities for conversations around the topic of death and dying:

  • Burnie Community House
  • Care Beyond Cure
  • Council on the Ageing (COTA) Tasmania
  • Dorset Community Association
  • Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House
  • Hospice Care Association of North West Tasmania
  • Hospice Volunteers Southern Tasmania
  • Lions Club of Deloraine
  • Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania
  • Rural Alive and Well.

Also as part of round 1, the following service provider organisations received a total of $373,000 to carry out quality improvement activities:

  • Calvary Healthcare Tasmania (southern campuses)
  • Dr Samantha Wyton, GP
  • Huon Eldercare Limited
  • Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania
  • Ochre Health
  • Tasmanian Health Service.

Read our media release.