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Cancer care and your rights

Support and information

Useful websites

You can find many useful resources online, but not all websites are reliable. These websites are good sources of support and information.

Cancer and health care organisations

Cancer Council Australia

Cancer Australia
Guides to Best Cancer Care
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Department of Health and Ages Care
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
Services Australia (includes Centrelink, Medicare)
Regulatory and complaints organisations

Australian Financial Complaints Authority

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Australian Human Rights Commission
Commonwealth Ombudsman
Fair Work Commission
Fair Work Ombudsman
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner


Cancer Care and Your Rights

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Expert content reviewers:

Prof Sarah Lewis, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, NSW; Kevin Bloom, Senior Social Worker, Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW; Danielle Curnoe, Consumer; Alana Fitzgibbon, Clinical Nurse Consultant – Gastro-Intestinal Cancers, Cancer Services, Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS; Hall & Wilcox (law firm); Johanna Jordaan, Consumer; Dr Deme Karikios, Medical Oncologist, Nepean Cancer and Wellness Centre, Nepean Hospital, NSW; Melissa Lawrie, Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse, Cancer Services, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, QLD; Jacqueline Lesage, Consumer Reviewer, Cancer Voices NSW; McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, VIC; Louise Pellerade, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council WA; Andrew Potter, Consumer; Siân Slade, PhD Candidate, Nossal Institute for Global Health and Non-Executive Director (health, disability sectors), VIC; Paula Watt, Clinical Psychologist, WOMEN Centre, WA.

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The information on this webpage was adapted from Cancer Care and Your Rights (2023 edition). This webpage was last updated in July 2023. 

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