The AGPAL Group of Companies acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work, and recognise the continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and acknowledge Elders as the holders of knowledge, lore and wisdom.
We respectfully acknowledge the cultural sensitivities surrounding Sorry Business, Sad News and ‘finishing up’.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this website may contain images, videos and voices of people who have passed away.
The Gwandalan National Palliative Care Yarning Place is a community forum that shares resources, experiences and best practices for health professionals supporting and caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families during the returning to Spirit journey. The Yarning Place is informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural principles such as yarning and Community of Practice methodology. Yarning requires deep listening and respectful engagement and can often include stories and meandering threads which lead back to the topic of interest. Communities of Practice are usually informal, and self-supporting and attract members across organisations from a range of disciplines to work on a common topic of interest. The Gwandalan Yarning Place objectives may change over time as our community grows, however, initially we want to: