The Locations


November 19-21, 2018

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is the largest provider of grief and bereavement education in Australia.  ACGB is a Registered Training Organisation committed to high quality education and training for people working in the fields of death, dying and bereavement.  

Workshop Details

Location: Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave VIC 3170

Dates and Times: Monday November 19th: 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday November 20th: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday November 21st: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Prices (inclusive of all three days including meals):
ACGB Member: $918
Non-Member: $1,066

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April 16-18, 2018

This workshop will be a yearly event.  Come back again to see the 2019 dates.

Govinda Valley Retreat Centre

Govinda Valley is a beautiful, natural and quiet retreat centre conveniently located on the South Coast train line 1 hour south of Sydney surrounded by the Royal National Park.  For those who wish to stay on-site, healthy vegetarian meals and multiple onsite accommodation options make it an ideal location to have a personal retreat while learning about Dignity Therapy.  

The workshop will begin 1:30 pm on Monday and end at 5 pm Wednesday.  Vegetarian buffet meals are included (breakfast/lunch/dinner for those staying at Govinda Valley, or lunch only for those simply attending the workshop).  We will have an optional bonfire Monday night to get better acquainted and enjoy the natural surroundings.  Yoga classes and massage are also available on request.


$735  No Accommodation - Includes the workshop and lunch on days 2 and 3.

$945  Ensuite Twin Share - Includes the workshop and a shared ensuite room (with one other person) for two nights and all meals.  (Only 4 spaces at this rate).

$805  Non-ensuite Quad share - Includes the workshop, two nights accommodation in a 4-person shared room with three vegetarian buffet meals daily, and shared bathrooms. 16 spaces available at this rate.

$775  Camping - Includes the workshop, camping space, use of shared bathroom facilities, and three vegetarian buffet meals daily.

Two 1/2 price scholarships are available to students in a related discipline (counselling, psychology, nursing, social work, chaplaincy, etc.)  Contact Brenda at for more information and to register.

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(Click on the photo below to scroll through the photo gallery of Govinda Valley).