Paul Quilliam

Paul Quilliam is the Cofounder and Executive Director of Queensland Kids – formed to establish Hummingbird House as only the third children’s hospice in Australia. He was the founding Board Chair when Queensland Kids incorporated in February 2011. 

Paul has been a leading educator and IT administrator in the independent education sector for almost two decades with experience in Australian and international school contexts. Paul’s previous role as a Chief of Staff in a large independent school, coupled with his business and management credentials, have set the ideal platform for leading Queensland Kids within the pediatric palliative care sector.

Having more than twenty years of experience in the not-for-profit sector in both management and governance, Paul also actively serves the community as a Commissioner of Declarations. He is currently a member of the Australian College of Educators, Queensland Justice Association, MENSA, Foster Carers Queensland, Transplant Australia, an Associate of the Fundraising Institute of Australia, and an Associated Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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