Award recipients for Professional Development Award were presented by The David Collins Leukaemia Foundation of Tasmania to Specialist Palliative Care recipients from Burnie Judith Altimira (left) and Jan Young (right) photographed at the Suicide Prevention Study Day Workshop in Burnie.


Awards to the value of $2,500 are given to assist applicants to organise study days for professional development directly related to the improvement of leukaemia treatment, research or support. Applications are open to Tasmanian nurses, allied health professionals and postgraduate students.


Awards may be used to assist with travel and accommodation for guest speakers or other costs associated with the staging of the study day (excluding registrant’s salaries).


Preference will be given to applicants:


•  Organizing professional development opportunities, which are not available in Tasmania

•  Who include registrants to the study day Statewide from all areas of the health sector

•  Who propose co-funding arrangements (eg: part employee, part employer);


Applications must include full costing and be accompanied by letters of support from two referees.


Awardees will be required:


•  to provide a brief plain English written report for possible release to Tasmanian media and publication in the DCLF Newsletter

•  to address a David Collins Leukaemia Foundation of Tasmania General Meeting on the benefits of their Award at a suitable time following its completion.


Applications for 2017 close Wednesday 28th February 2018


Application Form


Email Applications to:          The Secretary




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