March 2014

Saturday 1 February, 2014


12,000 Melbournians make first Electric Run glow

Monday 31 March 2014
Locals have embraced the latest fun run to hit Melbourne, with around 12,000 runners set to light up Flemington Racecourse for the Electric Run on Saturday 12 April.

Time to say 'when' on alcohol harm in Victoria

Friday 21 March 2014
The Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC) today called on all Victorian political parties to introduce key liquor licensing reforms, including earlier closing times and alcohol service restrictions, as part of its newly launched election policy platform for the 2014 State election, "Five steps to a safer, healthier Victoria".

Cancer Council provides $1.5m for world-first research into breast cancer

Monday 17 March 2014
Victorian women with breast cancer will have new opportunities to take part in a world-first clinical trial, following the announcement of a $1.5 million research fellowship by Cancer Council Victoria today.

Kingston City Council first to partake in New Shade Project

Monday 17 March 2014
On Saturday 15 March 2014, the Victorian Government announced that the Kingston City Council will be the first council invited to apply for a grant under the new Shade Grant project.

New partnership to focus on preventing cancer in Victoria's multicultural communities

Wednesday 12 March 2014
The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria today signed a memorandum of understanding to improve cancer outcomes in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and to guide development of future programs and research initiatives.

Cancer Council Victoria named as charity for Melbourne’s first Electric Run

Tuesday 11 March 2014
Cancer Council Victoria has been named as the official charity for the first Electric Run to be held in Melbourne on Saturday 12th April.

Dean Bailey

Tuesday 11 March 2014
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Dean Bailey from lung cancer. This can be a devastating disease, which remains the fourth most common new cancer in Victoria and the leading cause of all cancer deaths.