- Cancer information for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Cancer stories from the community
- Aunty Barbara Simms Keeley
Aunty Barbara Simms Keeley
Aged care coordinator and a respected elder in her community.
Aunty Barb is passionate about raising community awareness around cancer. This year, 2015 will be the 7th time she will hold her annual Breast Cancer Morning Tea at Yarra Bay Sailing Club, to which she welcomes both women and men from Aboriginal communities across the state. Barb’s event is a successful community-led program and a great example of how we can start an internal discussion about cancer and smash the myth that it is a death sentence.