Dr Trevor Banks Scholarship for Palliative Care

Sponsored by the Geelong Hospice Foundation and Western Victoria PHN, the Dr Trevor Banks Scholarship will be an annual award of up to $5,000 to assist a Geelong general practitioner attend a national or international educational event related to palliative care.

The award is named after the late Dr Trevor Banks OAM and recognises his outstanding contribution to establishing palliative care in Geelong in the 1970s.

To find out more, including eligibility requirements and applicatin process, please see this Application form.  Applications close midnight, Friday 4 August 2018.

Program Aims

To increase access to Palliative Care services by supporting the role of the GP and strengthening links between palliative care and mainstream General Practice.

GP Program Advisors

Dr Deb Harley and Dr Michael Homewood.


For further queries, please contact your local Western Victoria PHN office as listed below.

Ballarat Goldfields - 5331 6303
Geelong Otway - 5222 0828
Wimmera Grampians - 5381 1756
Great South Coast - 5564 5888