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Violet secures major philanthropic grant from the Ecstra Foundation
Major philanthropic grant to build a coalition of businesses 'we turn to for help' in the last stage of life. The Violet Initiative (Violet) has been awarded a major grant from Ecstra ...
Become A Violet Guide
You’re compassionate. So are we. Most of us at some stage, will care for someone who will die. It will be one of the most challenging and transformative roles we will ever step into. And ...
The Violet Initiative, featured in the Medical Journal of Australia
According to the article, a lack of acceptance, planning and ineffective communication means that all too often, the attitudes and preferences of a person in the last stage of life, are ...
Violet's CEO Melissa Reader talks about what's needed in the last life stage
The last stage of life can often have a very clinical focus, and this can be at the expense of a more human, social and emotional one. Communication patchy - difficult conversations are not ...
Violet's CEO shares her personal story
Regretful death is a universal issue; most of us at some stage will care for a loved one through the last stage of life and their subsequent death. Less than 10% of Australians have a plan ...
CEO's message: Launch of The Violet Initiative
Over the last 2 years we’ve worked hard to refine our products; build partnerships with some of Australia’s largest businesses and philanthropic organisations; establish a new technology ...
Q&A with Violet's Chair, Andrew MacPherson
Andrew Macpherson, Chair of The Violet Initiative and also Chair of Australia’s biggest social enterprise, Work Ventures, share his views on the organisation’s strategy and structure - and ...
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