Who we are.
How you’ve made a difference in 2019/20
Across 2019/2020, our workforce averaged 82.3% volunteers and 17.7% employees (not including casuals).
across the financial year
Who we are by gender
In what’s been a challenging year for many, our commitment to be an Inspirational Place to Volunteer and Work has remained strong. Over the past year, the delivery of key initiatives has contributed to our employee retention efforts, and we’ve seen our employee voluntary turnover halve in the last five years.Read more
Reducing cancer risk
Every year in Australia, about 44,000 cancer cases are diagnosed that could have been prevented. But you are changing this.
“I’ve always been careful with my kids in the sun, but after my melanoma we’ve been even more careful. It’s so important that we protect our kids.” - Stacey, melanoma survivor
Increasing cancer survival
No one should have to die from cancer. Thanks to you, in 2019/20, we invested $19.8 million into world-class research that is improving the way cancer is prevented, detected and treated.
“If it wasn’t for the Re-engage program, I wouldn’t be here. It changed my life completely – I wish I’d done it sooner.” – Dave Cassar, Childhood cancer survivor
Improving quality of life
Because of your support, no one needs to go through cancer alone – no matter where they live in NSW.
“The financial stress was worse than the stress about dying. Cancer Council helped reimburse me for the petrol I used getting to and from Sydney and helped pay for my accommodation. It 100% took a load off my mind.” – Ryan Channells, father of two
Improving outcomes for priority populations
We know that there are communities experiencing a disproportionate burden of disease and poorer cancer outcomes. You're helping address this.
To help address the burden of tobacco-related cancers among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, we partnered with community for our Tackling Tobacco program, and the 2019 Oceania Tobacco Control Conference.