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Information for health and aged care services

Health and aged care services

Information on voluntary assisted dying for health services, including private hospitals, hospices and residential aged care facilities

Clinical tools, guidelines and resources

Information about clinical resources for voluntary assisted dying within Queensland.

Last updated: 17 May 2023

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Contact QVAD-Support

Phone: 1800 431 371

Contact the Voluntary Assisted Dying Unit


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Apply to become a voluntary assisted dying practitioner

Learn more about the practitioner eligibility requirements and submit your application to become an authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioner.

Education module for healthcare workers

Developed in partnership with Queensland University of Technology, this short online education module is available to all healthcare workers in Queensland. It provides an overview of the voluntary assisted dying process, and roles and responsibilities of healthcare workers.

Access the online module

Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook

The Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook (QVAD Handbook) assists healthcare workers, health services and others to understand their roles and responsibilities, and supports compliance with the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2021 (the Act).

Read the Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook.