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Molly Carlile has extensive academic qualifications in health, end of life care, counselling, education, and healthcare management and over 20 years of experience in the field. Known as the Deathtalker®, she supports people to become informed about death and grief in order to live life to the full.

Molly is National Ambassador for Dying to Know Day and she talks about death in plain English, without all the medical jargon, with the aim of returning ownership and control to ordinary people.

Molly’s latest book “The Death Talker – What We Need To Talk About When Confronting Death” and web site.


About the author: Dean


Producer. Broadcaster. Community Advocate. ENUF Ambassador.
Dean Beck has over 5 years experience as a broadcaster and radio producer. Dean is the founder and original presenter of community radio’s most popular show about sex, sexuality and self, Hide And Seek. He presents the nationally syndicated interview program Word For Word, heard each week on JOY 94.9 and across the Community Radio Network. He also presents a weekly news and current affairs program, On The Line. A tireless advocate for people living with HIV and ENUF Ambassador, Dean coordinated and hosted JOY 94.9’s groundbreaking radio and video web streaming broadcast, World AIDS Day Worldwide, a global 24 hour conversation held on December 1 2013, World AIDS Day. In 2013 JOY 94.9 presented Dean with the Addam Stobbs Broadcast Excellence Award and Living Positive Victoria presented him with their coveted Community Endeavour Award. Dean's work in promoting gay men’s health saw Hide And Seek receive the HIV Awareness Media Award from Living Positive Victoria in 2013.


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