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Advance care planning is a series of steps you can take to help you plan for your future health care. Start the conversation now.


This section will provide you with a clear understanding of the important elements of advance care planning so you can help your patients plan for their future health care.


Here you will find out how to do advance care planning and why it matters for you and your loved ones. A step by step guide.


Compelling, real stories by the people who know; patients who have done ACP and the doctors and nurses who explain why having the conversation about end of life health wishes is the first, most important step to getting on with life.


News & Events

Victorian Department of Health Launch

21st March 2014

In March 2014, the Victorian Department of Health launched Advance care planning: have the conversation; A strategy for Victorian health services 2014-2018. This…

Death with dignity reform

21st March 2014

Victorians will be able to instruct their doctors to not give them life-prolonging treatment for possible future illnesses, under a state government push to…


Advance Care Planning Explained

The late Australian actor, Charles "Bud" Tingwell  AM was a passionate and early advocate of advance care planning; he and his wife Audrey both completed advance care directives before they died. Here in a special video he recorded for us, Bud explains what ACP is and how to do it.

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Advance Care Directives

Competent Person
Advance Care Plan Competent Person: Cover sheet and form
Advance Care Plan
Health Direction

Incompetent Person
Advance Care Plan Incompetent Person: Cover Sheet, form and info sheet
Advance Care Plan Incompetent Person

Public Advocate Of the ACT
Public Advocate of the ACT- Enduring Power of Attorney


Australian Capital Territory Information Booklet


Australian Capital Territory Leaflet

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