Palliative Care Research Network

About Us

The purpose of the Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN) is to foster the evolution of collaborative scholarly inquiry in palliative care in Australia.

The PCRN is supported by the Department of Health, Victoria, Australia and administered by The Centre for Palliative Care (a Collaborative Centre of St Vincent’s Hospital and The University of Melbourne).

Our Strategic Objectives

1. Influence the development of a critical mass of palliative care scholars in Australia.
2. Develop programs of research that focus on improving the quality of palliative care.
3. Facilitate opportunities to build relationships for collaboration and mentorship.
4. Raise awareness of grant opportunities, research training and research findings.


Individuals with a genuine interest in enhancing the development of collaborative scholarly inquiry in palliative care in Australia are encouraged to join. Membership is FREE.

To formalise your membership, please complete the online form here.

Latest News

Keep up to date with important news and stories from the PCRN by reading the latest PCRN e-News *here.

*Please note this PDF version of e-news is interactive and allows you to click on links and download information if you are connected to the internet.

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Contact Us

Please direct all enquiries to:

Palliative Care Research network (PCRN)
Tel:  + 61 3 9416 0000

Postal Address:
Palliative Care Research Network
C/O St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Mailbox 65, PO Box 2900         
Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia