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An open letter from Tate: ‘It was the first time I felt like I wasn’t alone’

Contributor, Thursday, 24th October 2019 -  CanTeen youth ambassador Tate reflects on the support he received after hearing he had cancer and the importance of talking every step of the way, ahead of National Bandanna Day on

Providing Cancer Support With a Smile

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  Kylea Tink is CEO of Camp Quality, a charity providing support and laughter for kids battling cancer and their families. She is this week’s Changemaker. Tink knows she can’t

Man Battling Cancer and Centrelink Raises Social Media Storm

Paul Carter, Tuesday, 10th July 2018 -  The ordeal of a father battling bowel cancer and Centrelink at the same time is setting social media ablaze, prompting a crowdfunding appeal and an outpouring of rage on Facebook.


Cancer Crusader Finds Her Voice And Turns The Volume Up

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th December 2017 -  Karen Livingstone has been raising awareness of gynaecological cancers for more than 15 years and was recently nominated as a Victorian finalist for the 2018 Australian of the Year

Dare to Dream Scholarships for Young Australians

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th July 2016 -  National cancer charity Redkite is offering up scholarships to young Australians who have cancer or are cancer survivors, to help them realise their dreams to pursue education,


Keeping Families Together When Times Get Tough

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th July 2016 -  Caroline Meehan is the CEO and founding director of Heartfelt Homes, which provides short-term accommodation for people whose loved ones require medical attention a long way from…

Charity Porno Campaign Goes Viral

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th April 2015 -  An Australian charity’s risque men's health campaign has raised eyebrows, with over one million people viewing it in just a few days. In a world-first, the Blue Ball Foundation…

Self-proclaimed Charity Fundraiser Admits Cancer Lies

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd April 2015 -  A Melbourne health and wellness entrepreneur has admitted her cancer diagnosis was fabricated as Consumer Affairs Victoria continues to investigate her unsubstantiated claims…

‘Promised’ Charity Money to Be Investigated

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 10th March 2015 -  Consumer Affairs in Victoria is likely to investigate Melbourne businesswoman and cancer survivor Belle Gibson, after allegations that funds raised by her in the name of Australian…

EVOLVING CHAIR: Campaigning After Cancer

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th February 2015 -  Tony McGinn OAM has used his own experience of having a son diagnosed with cancer to inspire him to change lives as the Deputy Chairman of the Children’s Cancer Centre Foundation.

Medical Research from Mars, Philanthropy from Venus – Study

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  A new study into childhood cancer research in Australia has found that the role of philanthropy is vital to overcome critical funding challenges facing researchers in the battle…

Call for National Ban to Cut Cancer Rates

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 8th January 2015 -  Australians are avoiding a ban on using commercial solariums by purchasing their own private machines, according to the Cancer Council. As of January 1 this year commercial solariums…
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