Civil Voices

Tag : Cancer


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…

Record NFP Crowdfunding Campaign

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 27th November 2014 -  One of Australia’s first Not for Profit crowdfunding platforms, mycause, says it has delivered the biggest crowdfunding campaign for a personal cause in Australia. mycause,…

Website to Support Young People With Cancer

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 17th October 2014 -  Youth cancer charity CanTeen has launched what it says is the world’s first website specifically designed to support young people affected by cancer. CanTeen CEO Peter Orchard…

Mo Money to Fight Prostate Cancer

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd October 2014 -  The international Movember Foundation has committed to spend $41.5 million to change the way men live with, and beyond, prostate cancer in a campaign being rolled out across UK, Australia,…
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