Palliative Care South Australia (PCSA) is the peak body for palliative care services and supporters in South Australia.

Established in 1985, we are an incorporated association supported by the South Australian Government, the Queensland University of Technology for PEPA, organisational and individual members, other groups and funders.

A founding and current member of Palliative Care Australia, we also contribute to national policies and initiatives in collaboration with the other state and territory palliative care peak bodies.

Our Vision

All South Australians facing death and bereavement are supported to live, die and grieve well


Our Mission

Promote quality palliative care and access for ALL South Australians through advocacy, information provision and education to build community capacity and service responsiveness.


Our Values

  • Acceptance of death as a natural part of life
  • Courage to discuss death, dying and bereavement in our community
  • Respect – offer and encourage understanding and respect for the diversity of beliefs and practices of those who are facing death and bereavement
  • Equity – enhancing the equal distribution of services to those greatest in need
  • Inclusion – engagement with diverse organisations and communities to achieve our vision and mission.

PCSA appreciates the financial support of:


For sponsorship opportunities with Palliative Care South Australia please click on the link below


To donate please call 08 8271 1643 or click the link below

Become a Member

To become a member of PCSA call 08 8271 1643 or click the link below


Palliative Care Services

Use our search tools to locate palliative care services in your area



Families and Patients

FAQs, information and resources



Health and Community Service workers

Education, resources and events for those working in palliative care



Community Engagement

Building awareness and understanding of palliative care in the community