Associate Professor Jenny Hynson is Head of the Victorian Paediatric Palliative Care Program, a state-wide service for children with palliative care needs based at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Jenny helped establish and grow the service and has over 20 years’ experience in providing children’s palliative care. She has a PhD in the area and has contributed to major texts and peer reviewed journal publications. Jenny has represented the needs of children on numerous local and national committees and is currently Secretary of Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand (PAPCANZ). PAPCANZ is currently collaborating with Palliative Care Australia on developing a Commonwealth-funded Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project.