The Good Grief! Digital Directory

Dr Care Solutions

Your Care | Your Support | Your Way
We assist clients find the right care, support & accommodation solution to meet their needs, wants & budget, in the quickest possible time.

View our Testimonials here.

www.drcaresolutions.com

Icon Funeral Services

Icon Funeral Services is dedicated to providing simple, dignified and affordable funeral service options to the wider community whilst embracing various religion, non religion and cultural beliefs and customs.

iconfunerals.com.au

Gather My Crew

Gather My Crew’s community-based volunteering allows people to 'lend a hand' in their local area without having to commit to permanent shifts or specific activities.

www.gathermycrew.org.au

Visit Gather My Crew YouTube channel

ELDAC

ELDAC provides information, guidance, and resources to health professionals and aged care workers to support palliative care and advance care planning to improve the care of older Australians.

www.eldac.com.au

The Groundswell Project

The Groundswell Project works with individuals, organisations and communities to improve how people in Australia die, care and grieve.

www.thegroundswellproject.com

Caresearch

Palliative care evidence and tools for health professionals and information about death and dying for the whole community.

https://www.caresearch.com.au/

The Living Urn

A Green burial. The Living Urn is Australia's first and leading bio urn & planting system designed to grow a beautiful, enduring memory tree, plant, or flowers with cremated remains.

https://www.thelivingurn.com.au/

Lifeline

We are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

13 11 14

https://www.lifeline.org.au

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care planning is thinking about and documenting your preferences for your future health care.

ACPA offer resources to help build your plan.

https://www.advancecareplanning.org.au

Advance Care Directive materials in each state (Australia) here

Good Grief Festival

A virtual festival on love and loss.

https://goodgrieffest.com

WeCroak app

Find happiness by contemplating your mortality.

https://www.wecroak.com

Widowed Parents

Better understand the grieving process, hear other widowed parents share their experiences, and access helpful resources.

https://widowedparent.org

White Ribbon Australia

White Ribbon Australia is part of a global social movement working to eliminate gendered violence.

https://www.whiteribbon.org.au

Links to written resources

Advance care planning support in NSW:

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/patients/acp/Publications/acd-form-info-book.pdf


Advice if you’re upset by the news

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/13865002


Black justice - Massacres of Indigenous people

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_massacres_of_Indigenous_Australians#cite_note-Newcastlemap-2 

https://c21ch.newcastle.edu.au/colonialmassacres/introduction.php


Black justice - The Appin massacre:

https://dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/appin_massacre


Carer and cancer https://www.carerandcancer.com/,


Children – Helping Your Child Deal with Death

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/death.html 


Children - How to talk to children about terrorist attacks

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-40011787


Covid-19 mythbusting, counteracting false reporting in social media:

https://fullfact.org/online/viral-posts-sharing-symptoms-and-treatments-covid-19-contain-false-information/


ELDAC – End of Life Directions for Aged Care

https://www.eldac.com.au/TabId/4888/ArtMID/10320/ArticleID/116/End-of-Life-Directions-for-Aged-Care-ELDAC-Toolkits-Giving-People-the-Right-Tools-for-the-Job.aspx


ELDAC – the legal toolkit

End of Life Law in Australia 


Life Prolonging treatments in Australia

https://www.advancecareplanning.org.au/for-family-friends-carers/what-are-life-prolonging-treatments


Funerals Sunshine Coast and Regions Qld – not for profit and community led (via Facebook)


Green burial – NSW Public Health Regulations on burying a body without a coffin

https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2013_048.pdf


Grief Link 

https://grieflink.org.au/ provides workshops and  information for people dealing with grief


Lifeline - Urgent help with grief

https://www.lifeline.org.au/


Mapping black deaths in the USA after George Floyd - the number of police killings has trended slightly upward from 2013 to 2019

https://www.vox.com/2020/5/31/21276004/4-charts-anger-police-killing-george-floyd-protests


Missing Persons in Australia, National Missing Persons Coordination Centre

Supporting those who are left behind


Missing persons, Missing Persons Advocacy Network

Missing Persons Guide


Missing Persons, NSW govt  

Family and Friends of Missing Persons Unit.


The Daniel Morcombe Foundation

Palliative care – NSW govt.

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/palliativecare/Pages/default.aspx  


Substitute decision makers

https://www.advancecareplanning.org.au/docs/default-source/acpa-resource-library/acpa-fact-sheets/acp_fact_sheets_for_substitute_decision_maker_v4.pdf?sfvrsn=6


The mathematics of predicting the course of the coronavirus:

https://www.wired.com/story/the-mathematics-of-predicting-the-course-of-the-coronavirus/