The time is now D2KDay
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Ok GroundSwell community the time is now!

Almost 80 events have been registered for #D2KDay and we encourage you to support your local community by attending and by sharing #D2KDay with your networks.
Here is the list of events state by state:

New Zealand:
And for each day in August:

1 Tweetchat: â€ª#DeathLiteracy: from knowledge to action (ONLINE:
3 Death Matters - Being Prepared (Rockingham, WA)
3 "How can we live with death" (Spirituality in the Pub (SiP) Paddington NSW)
3 Dying to Know Day Afternoon Tea (Cancer Council NSW)
Death Cafe Hurstbridge (Victoria)
4 10 Important Things Worth Knowing About Funerals (Rockingham, WA)
5 Understanding Organ & Tissue Donation (DonateLife: QLD)
5 Death and Dying: Conversations for your family. 
(TIX: Newham, Victoria)
Dying to Know-bring death to Life - Four Short Plays at Lind Lane(Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, QLD) 
6 Dying to Know Day Gathering at a Hotel (Christchurch, NZ)
6 Territory Palliative Care Fundraiser (DARWIN, NT)
6 Dying to Know Day: Everybody Dies (Brisbane Death Care CollectiveQLD)
Death Over Donuts: a community conversation about death, dying and end-of-life matters. (Perth Death Cafe, WA)
Dying to Know-bring death to Life Four Short Plays at Lind Lane(Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, QLD)
7 Creative Funeral Planning (TIX:, Fremantle, WA) 
7 Death Soiree - Dying to Know Day Pop-Up Event 
(TIX: Kincumber, NSW)
7 Kalorama dying to know you afternoon tea (VICTORIA)
7 Dying to Know, A community conversation (Hotel SOHO Hobart, TASMANIA)
7 Dying to know you your funeral your way (McQueen Funeral Services, SA)
7 Dying to know day (Stansbury, Yorke Peninsula SA)
Amicus Mortis- Songs of Love and Loss - Kimba Griffith (VICTORIA)

August 8th Dying To Know Day
8 Death over (e)Dinner: what's your role in palliative care? 

Western Australia 
8 Death Matters – Being Prepared (Rockingham, WA)
8 Dying To Know Day Discussion (Cancer Support WA, Cottesloe, WA)
8 Funeral planning - 10 important things worth knowing. (South Fremantle, WA)

8 Wisdom for a Sacred Death (Abbortsford, Victoria) 
8 'Get it said before you're dead' (Cranborne, Victoria)
8 Death by Soup (Helburn Springs, Victoria)
8 Public Lecture: Leah Kaminsky on her best-selling book: We're All Going To Die (RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria)
8 Death over Dinner (Mildura, Victoria) 
8 Dying to know day Mini- expo (bendigo Public Library, Victoria) 
8 What are you dying to know? (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria) 
8 Dying 2 Know Day (Northcote Uniting Church, Victoria)
8 Greater Metropoitan Cemeteries Trust (Fawkner Memorial Park, Victoria)
8 Dying To Know Day Information Stall (Wantirna, Victoria)
8 Inaugural Death Cafe (Mt Beauty, Victoria)

8 Dying to Know Day - We are dying to know what you know... (Lady Cilento Children Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD) 
8 Dying to Know Afternoon Tea with Hopewell Hospice (Arundel, QLD)
8 Death in the Valley - A Community Death Awareness Evening (Morningside, QLD) 
8 Dying to Know Day - talking about death (Mater Townsville Conference Centre, QLD)
8 Simply the Facts (Kedron, QLD)

D2KDay Birth & Death Cafe (Glenbrook, NSW)
8 Supporting Grieving Children (Children Hospital Westmead, NSW)
8 Death cafe (Tura Library, NSW)
8 Death cafe (Bermagui CWA, NSW)
8 Death cafe (CWA Church St Bega)
8 Dying to Know Day Dinner Sacred Hunger (Woy Woy, NSW)
8 Launch of 'By My Side': stories of parents whose child has died from cancer (Customs House Library, Circular Quay, NSW)
8 Dying to Know Day Morning Tea (Westmead, NSW)
8 Mortality Talking at Shoalhaven Health and Arts (Nowra, NSW)
8 Dying to Know @ Westmead (@NSW)
8 A conversation on dying The Mind and Movement Centre (Redern, NSW)

8 The Piece of String Has an End (Sister Beach Rd, Sandridge Estate, Tasmania) 
8 Who Lies There? - 'Cemeteries of Tasmania talking about the past; thinking about the present, planning for the future (Cornelian Bay Hobart + Penguin Cemetery + Carrvilla memorial Park Launceston, WA)

The rest of August
9 End of Life Preparations: The Essentials Workshop (Warrnambool, Victoria) 
Life Enabled by Death Group: Discussion Group (Woodend, Victoria) 
9 What's your dream death? (The Hub, Melbourne, Victoria)
9 Social Stories for Dying to Know Day (Blaxland, NSW)
9 Dying to Know?! - a public forum about death and dying, over a cup of tea.(Gold Coast GP Super Clinic, Oxenford, QLD)
10 @DYING WELL – The practicalities of planning for the inevitable Walter Carter Funerals (Matraville, NSW)
10 Coffins and Conversations (Mens Shed, Ulverstone Showgrounds, Tasmania)
11 Knocking on Heaven's Door (Springvale, Victoria) 
11 Sentimental Sounds at The Parade (Hazelbrook, NSW)
11 Death Over Dinner (Mayfield, Newcastle, NSW)
13 Dying to Know Day (Rookwood, NSW) 
13 Matters of Life & Death Workshop Series - Death Care... Laying out and tending the body for the Vigil (Woodend, Victoria) 
13 Casting the New - when someone you know is dying, what role will you play? Natural Death Advocacy Network (Carlton North, Victoria) 
13 Death Cafe (Wallangarra, QLD)
14 Community Conversation Meet Up (Vincent Library Perth, WA) 
14 The Good Grief Cafe (Rozelle, NSW)
14 Death Cafe Blue Mountains - at The Parade (Hazelbrook, NSW)
16 Talking about Death Won't Kill You (Laneway Learning Melbourne, Brunswick, Victoria)
23 Dying to Know?! - a public forum about death and dying, over a cup of tea. (Gold Coast GP Super clinic, Oxenford, QLD)

28 Soul Arts Open Mic (Yarraville, Victoria) 
28 We need to talk about dying: Facing the inevitable (Waverley Library, Bondi Junction)


You've seen the poster, now grab a pack of D2KDay cups for your event!

Thanks to support from St Vincent's Hospital palliative care in Sydney we have packs of 20 cups available for just the cost of postage - $10.

All cups are 100% recyclable and a leading choice for responsible environmental practices over other ‘not so bio’, cups on the market.
  • 8ozU (240mls)
  • suitable for all hot & cold beverages
  • white lids included
Many thanks to Dr Richard Chye and the team from St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney who loved the poster so much they brought it to life!

Email if you want larger quantities.
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