End of life health
Living with a terminal illness can be difficult for you and your loved ones. Learn more about coping with a terminal illness, talking about your feelings, and understanding anticipatory grief.
Coping with learning you have a terminal illness
This article provides advice on what to do if you need to talk to someone about your bad news, condition or how you are feeling.
The physical process of dying
The physical process of dying differs between people. Find out what happens in the weeks, days and hours before death, and immediately after someone has died.
Preparing for a death at home
Many people prefer to die at home. If you are caring for someone with a terminal condition, this article can help you know what to expect.
Grief before death – understanding anticipatory grief
Find out how to cope with the news that someone you care for has a terminal illness.
Voluntary assisted dying
Find out where voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is legal in Australia, who is eligible and the criteria, plus the process that’s involved.
Taking opioid medicines safely
Opioid medicines are prescribed to relieve pain caused by cancer, surgery or injury. It's crucial to take them safely to reduce risks of opioid harm.