There are many kinds of literacy including digital and health as well as traditional reading & writing. One event at the State Library explored literacy as it applies to death, grief, and end-of-life care. Featured image for blog post 106420 Caption Photo courtesy of Metro Arts Photo courtesy of Metro Arts Our Creative in Residence, Matt Finch, teamed up with Brisbane’s arts organisation Metro Arts for an exploration of the conversations we have around end of life in contemporary Queensland. Matt hosted a panel including Fiona Hawthorne, general manager at the children’s hospice Hummingbird House; Ian Mellor, who manages medical bequests for Queensland University of Technology; and Dr Sarah Winch, healthcare ethicist at the University of Queensland and author of Best Death Possible: A guide to dying in Australia. It’s a challenging topic, but one which affects every community. Listen to the panel online and find out more via SLQ’s John Oxley Library. Add new comment Your name Email Comment About text formats Text format Restricted HTMLSLQ comment HTML Restricted HTML Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id> Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. SLQ comment HTML Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. Allowed HTML tags: <p> <br> <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id> Lines and paragraphs break automatically. CAPTCHA Please confirm you are a real person View our comments policy. Your email address will not be published.