Launch of the Australian Cancer Plan

New era in cancer care for all Australians Australian Cancer Plan: Delivering world-class cancer outcomes and experiences for all. The Australian Government has released the landmark Australian Cancer Plan, which aims to improve prevention, screening, treatment and management of all cancers for all people in Australia regardless of their background or where they live. The…

HCNSW 2023 Partnership Workshop and AGM

On Friday 20 October, Cancer Voices joined Board members, staff, other voting members and individual members of Health Consumers NSW at the joint Board and Consumer Taskforce Workshop. Attendees met in person and online to celebrate achievements in the financial year 2022/2023. The day comprised of a workshop which included discussion on the the NSW…

The Victorian Cancer Plan is currently being developed

The Victorian Cancer Plan 2024-2028 is currently being developed. It is due to be released in 2024. Consultations with stakeholders about the plan are due to occur in October 2023. The Department of Health is hosting several consultation workshops with stakeholders across Victoria to identify and prioritise opportunities to improve cancer outcomes for Victorians in…

Draft SA Cancer Plan out for public consultation

Following extensive consultation and collaboration, SA Health has developed a Draft SA Cancer Plan 2024-28 (PDF 360KB). The South Australian Government has released the Draft SA Cancer Plan 2024-2028 for public consultation. The plan includes actions across prevention, screening, diagnosis, early detection, treatment, survivorship, palliative care, data collection, research and clinical trials. The objectives of…

Daffodil Day 2023

Daffodil Day – 31 August 2023 Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s most iconic and much-loved annual campaign that raises life-saving funds for world-class cancer research. On Thursday, August 31st, let’s paint Australia yellow with hope and solidarity. Daffodil Day 2023 is not just about flowers and pins; it’s a movement that brings us closer to a world…

Daffodil Centre celebrates its second anniversary

Daffodil Centre celebrates its second anniversary with the theme of Moving the Dial in Cancer Control. On 17 July 2023, Cancer Voices NSW attended the the second anniversary event of the Daffodil Centre, a joint venture between Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney. It was held in the Susan Wakil Health Building at…

Men’s Health Week – 12-18 June 2023

International Men’s Health Week is celebrated every year around the world in the middle of June. The theme of Men’s Health Week 2023 is Healthy Habits – focusing on encouraging men and boys to build healthy habits by identifying small changes they can make that benefit their health and wellbeing. It is an opportunity to highlight the importance of…