January 2019

Cancer Council Australia position on non-health public policy issues

Cancer Council as a federation has no public position on matters of economic and financial public policy, other than an ongoing position calling for greater public investment in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, care and research.

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Professor Melanie Wakefield appointed an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia for cancer prevention contribution

Behavioural scientist Professor Melanie Wakefield – who has been vital in the implementation and evaluation of Australian public health strategies and campaigns for more than 30 years – has been recognised with an appointment as an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia today.

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The tooth hurts: New campaign reveals thirsty young Aussies are sipping themselves towards horror smiles

Tuesday 22 January 2019

A hard-hitting campaign launched today showing gritty and graphic images will expose the serious damage regular sugary drink consumption does to teeth.

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Cancer Council welcomes $10 million Government investment in bowel cancer

Friday 18 January 2019

New campaign to encourage more Australians to do the simple test that could save 84,000 lives.

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Paddle Across the Bay for a cancer-free future

Friday 11 January 2019

Paddle Across the Bay, Australia’s largest ever stand-up paddle boarding event, will take place Saturday March 2, 2019 and registrations are now open.

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Investment in good health pays dividends

Tuesday 1 January 2019

Opinion piece by Todd Harper, CEO of Cancer Council Victoria. Published in the Herald Sun (p. 31) on 31/12/2018.

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