October 2009

Monday 5 October, 2009


Does my sunburn look good in this? Protect your skin during Cup Week

Friday 30 October 2009
With Spring Racing Carnival in full swing, Victorians are being urged to plan their race outfits with sun protection in mind. Read more

New research shows more than 4 in 10 smokers still smoke around kids

Tuesday 27 October 2009
Data released today has revealed 44% of smokers still smoke in the presence of children. Read more

Ballarat to benefit from free Cancer Council forums

Thursday 22 October 2009
Two special RACV-sponsored Cancer Council forums will be delivered in Ballarat in partnership with Grampians Integrated Cancer Service on Thursday 12 November. Read more

Local resident shines at Meeniyan Arts Awards exhibition

Wednesday 14 October 2009
Providing a creative voice for Australians touched by cancer, Cancer Council Victoria is proud to bring its inspiring Arts Awards to Meeniyan from 10 November to 25 November 2009. Read more

Car race advertisers use loophole to promote booze to teens

Friday 9 October 2009
Children are being exposed to excessive levels of advertising by alcohol companies that are able to use live sporting events to advertise outside of the 8:30pm watershed. Read more

Australian solarium industry fizzles by 32%

Wednesday 7 October 2009
New research by Cancer Council has found that the number of solariums across Australian capital cities has declined by 32% over the past three years, with franchises taking the biggest hit. Read more

Pink party in honour of dying mother

Monday 5 October 2009
Head to 33-year-old Clare Manders’ home this October, and there’s a good chance you’ll find 50 pink women packed into her living room. That’s because Ms Manders has joined a group of 3500 Victorian women who are hosting Girls Night In events this October to raise funds to fight women’s cancers. Read more