A hospice being built for the community, by the community


Fitzroy Community Hospice is a not-for-profit charitable organisation establishing a hospice in Rockhampton to provide much needed palliative care and support services for Central Queenslanders with an incurable illness.

Care will be provided at no charge to our community.

The build is complete and the Hospice is aiming to be open in June 2024.



What is a hospice?

A hospice is a special kind of community-based health service that cares for and supports people in their last weeks and months of a terminal illness, so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. Read more…

Why does Central Queensland need a Hospice?

Access to comprehensive community-based palliative care is currently limited in our region. Of the nine hospices in Queensland, most are in South East Queensland, and none are north of Hervey Bay. Read more…


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