For the past 18 years Christopher Hall has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, a government funded specialist bereavement service, which is based in Melbourne, Victoria. He is a psychologist who has developed a specialisation in the field of grief and bereavement over the past 25 years. Chris has trained many health and education professionals in grief theory and interventions both in Australia and internationally. He has a strong interest in child and adolescent grief, complex bereavement experiences and the organisational impact of grief and loss. In 1999 he was elected to the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG) and has served as Chair of the organisation. He is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the IWG. He is currently the President of the Association for Death Education and Counselling, one of the oldest interdisciplinary organizations in the field of dying, death and bereavement with over 2,000 members. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Christopher is also an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. He serves as the Editor of the journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement and Associate Editor of Death Studies. In 2010 Christopher was appointed to the Coronial Council of Victoria.

Support following the Melbourne CBD deaths and injuries on Friday, 20 January 2017

Posted on 23/01/2017
Victorians have been shocked at the tragic events which unfolded in the Melbourne CBD on January 20th 2017. We mourn the deaths of the four Victorians who have been killed as a result of these violent attacks. Read more ...

November 2015 CEO Blog

Posted on 1/10/2015
Welcome to ACGB's new website. Learn about its new features and new opportunities to engage with ACGB. Read more ...