Members' area

Volunteer to be part of a state-wide network of clinicians working in oncology

Becoming a member will allow you to:

  • inform our work in the area of clinical trials and cancer treatment 
  • collaborate on advocacy initiatives and submissions
  • receive invitations to various free forums and niche events
  • network across a range of disciplines
   

Recent position statements:   

Victorian Health and medical research strategy

We responded to a discussion paper regarding Victorian health and medical research strategy compiled by Department of Health & Human Services.  

Find the discussion paper here


Availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs 

A report has now been released which includes two main recommendations (abbreviated): One: the Australian Government initiate a comprehensive review of the system for the registration and subsidisation of medicines.Two: the Australian Government commission a review of current data collection mechanisms for cancer medicines. Many submissions echoed these sentiments, including our own. 

The full report can be accessed here


Medical Cannabis in cancer care 

In response to recent national and state discussion within the media and political parties, we have developed a postion statement on medical cannabis in cancer care.

Medicare Co-payment

We have developed a response to the Medicare Benefit Schedule proposal for patient contributions for general practitioner, pathology and diagnostic imaging services announced in the 2014-2015 Budget.

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Updated: 15 Aug, 2016