About Spiritual Health Association

Spiritual Health Association is the peak body whose purpose is to advance health through advocacy for and promotion of compassionate person-centred spiritual care in health services. We collaborate with health services to expand the availability and accessibility of spiritual care within Australia through advocacy, leadership, research, support and development. 

Mission, Purpose, Values


Enabling the provision of quality spiritual care as an integral part of healthcare.


To advocate for and promote compassionate, person-centred spiritual care in health services.


  • Respect: We value the humanity and dignity of every person
  • Compassion: We value sensitivity to another's suffering which motivates healing care
  • Inclusiveness: We value the spirituality, perspectives and contributions of all people
  • Excellence: We value continuous improvement, innovation and accountability in the provision of spiritual care

Strategic Plan

Download our strategic plan below.

SHA Strategic Plan 2018-2022

Supporting Documents

SHA Foundational Statement

SHA Constitution

Annual Report 2018-2019

Audited Financial Reports 2018-2019