We would like to thank the many individuals and organisations who have generously donated, fundraised or volunteered their time to support Cancer Council Victoria’s work. Our work would not be possible without our supporters. Below are just some of the many Victorians who have made significant contributions to cancer research, prevention and support in 2022.
The Lyall Watts Mesothelioma Research Fund established in 2016 in memory of the late Lyall Watts. The fund supports research into the development, detection and treatment of mesothelioma. Thank you to Gary Kenny, Marjory Watts and Sandra Harbison for continuing this vital funding.
Barbara Mavis Hynam Fund – Established in 2016 by the late Barbara Hynam to support research into the causes and cures of cancer of the bowel.
Charles Campbell Coghlan OAM Breakthrough Research Fund – Established in 2022 by the late Charles Campbell Coghlan OAM, the fund will invest in breakthroughs in cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care.
Helen Macpherson Smith Endowment – Established in 1991 to support the provision of cancer support and information services.
Howard Paul Fund – Established in 2017 by the late Howard Paul for research into cancer.
James L Rafferty Memorial Research Award – Established in 1993 by Margaret Rafferty, in memory of her husband, to support research related to cancer prevention.
Janetta and Derek Thompson Memorial Fund – Established in 1994 in memory of Janetta Thompson to support cancer research.
John Bartlett Memorial Research Award – Established in 1993 by Margaret Rafferty in memory of her brother, to support research related to cancer prevention.
John Richard Beckingsale Fund – Established in 1983 under the terms of the Will of the late Alice Hill, to support cancer research workers.
Margaret Rafferty Research Award – Established in 1993 by Margaret Rafferty, to support research related to cancer prevention.
Pauline Speedy Grants-inAid Award – Established by the late Pauline Speedy and Jenny Tatchell in 2017 to fund research into women’s cancers.
Queenie and Edgar Gatt Special Fund – Established in 2013 by the late Dr Edgar Gatt in memory of his dearly beloved wife Queenie Gatt to support our Grants-in-Aid program, funding new cancer research around Victoria.
Sandra Lianne Vegting Fund – Established in 2016 by the late Sandra Vegting to support research into lymphoma cancer.
Val Straker Fellowship – Established in 1998 from the estate of the late Valerie Straker, to support breast cancer research.