Tag: advocacy

3 young adults smiling, advocating for change in nsw

Earlier this year, we called on the NSW Government to commit to be Here for Change through our four election priorities.

The NSW Government announced $149.5m to improve the Isolated Patient and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) – scheme that provides financial support for people in regional NSW who need to travel to get healthcare. This is a major win for people affected by cancer in regional and rural communities and is something Cancer Council NSW has […]

Elderly woman in hospital

Cancer Council NSW welcomes the report from NSW Parliamentary inquiry into access to healthcare in regional NSW.

Woman talking on the phone.

The NSW Government released the NSW Cancer Plan 2022 – 2027, which sets out how it will tackle cancer and improve outcomes over five years.

Cancer Council NSW welcomes the launch of the 2022-2027 NSW Cancer Plan today.

Bus with junk food messaging

A recent audit of Sydney buses found 83% of food ads were for unhealthy food.

Red bus in the city.

Cancer Council NSW is calling on the NSW Government to remove junk food marketing from public transport.

Cancer Council NSW has called on the NSW Government to improve access to care for those in rural and regional NSW

This World Cancer Day, Cancer Council is calling on the Federal Government to ensure all Australians have access to optimal cancer care during COVID-19, and beyond. 

Liz Hing

Cancer advocate and volunteer Liz Hing is out to make a difference. 5th December is International Volunteers Day so this month we are featuring stories about some of the amazing people who help Cancer Council NSW beat cancer. Liz Hing’s friendly face is not only familiar at Cancer Council, where she is a consultant for […]