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Dying to Know Day events activate conversations and curiosity, build death literacy and help grow the capacity of individuals and community groups to take action toward end of life planning.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • 75% of us have not had end of life discussions
  • 60% think we don’t talk about death enough
  • Over 70% of us die in hospital though most of us would prefer to die at home
  • Very few of us die with an advance care plan (less than 10 percent)
  • The number of Australians aged 65 and over will double by 2050 increasing our need to plan while well and share our wishes with our loved ones

WE WANT TO ENCOURAGE ALL AUSTRALIANS TO:

  • develop their death literacy
  • make their end of life plans such as a will and advance care plans
  • share these wishes with their families
  • get informed about end of life and death care options such as dying at home, home and community led funerals and natural burial
  • be better equipped to support family and friends experiencing death, dying and bereavement

WHAT CAN YOU DO? 

  • Host an event in your local community or workplace and start a conversation
  • Host a Death Cafe or a Death over Dinner event
  • Take a personal action such as writing your will or having a conversation with a loved one
  • Sign up for a 10 Things workshop and kick start your end of life planning
About Find out what inspired Dying To Know Day and who we are.  

About

Find out what inspired Dying To Know Day and who we are.

 

Take Action Find out how you can plan well for end of life with these tips & ideas  

Take Action

Find out how you can plan well for end of life with these tips & ideas

 

Be The Change Host an event in your home, workplace or community.   

Be The Change

Host an event in your home, workplace or community.