Cancer Council State and Territories receive additional grants from the Dry July Foundation

We're pleased to announce that all Cancer Council States and territories have received an additional grant from the Dry July Foundation October grant round.

Thanks to the grants, the following projects will be funded:

Cancer Council NSW

• Refurbishment of 5 Cancer Council Information Services (CCIS). These are located without hospitals and treatment centres, and provide cancer patients, carers, their friends, and families with access to free, evidence-based information and support.

• Survivorship Webinars for Cancer Survivors, Carers, and their Families: Cancer Council NSW webinars provide evidence-based information and support to cancer patients, carers, and their families. The webinars are easily accessible and available across a variety of physical, online, digital, and social media channels


Cancer Council Victoria

• The Living with Cancer Education Program (LWCEP): an exercise and education program for cancer patients undergoing treatment


Cancer Council ACT

• Design and publication of all cancer information booklets for one year. These Cancer Information Booklets provide information about specific cancers, diagnosis, treatment, side effects of treatment, life after cancer, and more


Cancer Council Queensland

• 13 11 20 Information and Support Line: The 13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line is our primary connection with the community, providing a comprehensive service that is free and confidential to support cancer patients, as well as family members, carers or friends that are impacted by a cancer diagnosis


Cancer Council Western Australia

• 13 11 20 Information and Support Line: The 13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line is our primary connection with the community, providing a comprehensive service that is free and confidential to support cancer patients, as well as family members, carers or friends that are impacted by a cancer diagnosis


Cancer Council Tasmania

• 13 11 20 Information and Support Line: The 13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line is our primary connection with the community, providing a comprehensive service that is free and confidential to support cancer patients, as well as family members, carers or friends that are impacted by a cancer diagnosis


Cancer Council SA

• 13 11 20 Information and Support Line: The 13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line is our primary connection with the community, providing a comprehensive service that is free and confidential to support cancer patients, as well as family members, carers or friends that are impacted by a cancer diagnosis


Cancer Council Northern Territory

• Life Now - Beyond Cancer: the Northern Territory’s first cancer survivorship program.

Workshops facilitated by trained professionals will provide information and practical support as well as the opportunity to discuss things such as emotional changes, returning to work & how to build a healthier lifestyle. There will also be practical sessions such as exercise and or yoga and nutritional information


Cancer Council

$758,641.16 raised