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Defence personnel and families call for jet fuel blood cancer compensation

Defence personnel and families call for jet fuel blood cancer compensation

Thursday 3 September | Source: ABC News 24

Former and serving Defence personnel who were exposed to toxic jet fuel during their careers are calling on authorities to review their approach to compensating those who contract blood cancers. Read more

Childhood cancer deaths to be lowered under Australian-first program

Childhood cancer deaths to be lowered under Australian-first program

Wednesday 2 September | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

An Australian-first program aiming to eliminate childhood cancer deaths is being launched today, aiming to increase childhood cancer survival rates from the current 80 per cent to 100 per cent. Read more

E-cigarette sales banned to NSW minors from today

E-cigarette sales banned to NSW minors from today

Tuesday 1 September | Source: 702 ABC Sydney

New laws come into effect across NSW today banning the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 along with rules on where product vending machines can be placed. Read more

MKR’s Will & Steve take off their aprons for Daffodil Day

MKR’s Will & Steve take off their aprons for Daffodil Day

Monday 31 August | Source: The Daily Edition

Cancer Council ambassadors and winners of My Kitchen Rules Will and Steve talk about selling pins and daffodils to support Daffodil Day. Read more

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