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Welcome to Cancer Council ACT

Cancer Council ACT
is a non government Not-For-Profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region. The Council depends largely on the generosity of the ACT and surrounding community providing donations and supporting fundraising initiatives.

Cancer Council ACT no longer operates a sun protection retail outlet at Fairbairn. To purchase high quality and affordable Cancer Council sun protection products visit our online shop or phone 1300 354 144 (Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm).  

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea in May

Registrations for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea are now open so please join us by hosting a morning tea this May! Register at www.biggestmorningtea.com.au or call our Events Team in Canberra on (02) 6257 9999.

eftpos Shade for Secondary Schools Program. Applications Now Open.

Got a cancer question? Contact us on 13 11 20.


 News and Events

New Cancer Council ACT wig service officially opened.
Cheif Minister Katy Gallagher officially opens the new Cancer Council wig service in Fairbairn today.   Find out more

Skin cancer fall a Slip Slop Slap triumph
New research showing skin cancer rates falling amongst younger Australians, thanks to sun safety messages.   Find out more
Living a Healthy Life with Long-Term Conditions
A free self management course for people with chronic health conditions, including cancer.   Find out more
Read our latest newsletter
The March 2014 edition of the Cancer Council Chronicle is now available to read online.   Find out more
View our new Privacy Policy - March 2014
Cancer Council ACT will endeavour to handle your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the Australian Privacy Principals   Find out more
World Cancer Day 2014. Government House Canberra
His Excellency Mr Bryce addresses sun protection in ACT secondary schools, and the need for more to be done.   Find out more
World Cancer Day. 4 Feb 2014
New report shows cancer is the No 1 killer globally.   Find out more
Cancer Council and eftpos put skin cancer in the shade
Applications NOW OPEN for ACT secondary schools to apply for a $25,000 shade grant in 2014. Applications close mid June.   Find out more
Manuka Pool launches the Sun Sound this summer - a first for Canberra!
Can music hit the right note to combat skin cancer this summer at the pool?   Find out more
Canberra teenagers ignoring SunSmart message
Secondary schools need to do more!   Find out more
Cancer Council ACT 2012-13 Annual Report now online
Read our latest Annual Report.   Find out more
Applications for Cancer Council ACT's 2015 Research Grants are now open
Researchers based in the ACT are invited to apply for the 2015 Cancer Council ACT Research Grants.   Find out more
kNOw asbestos
New online asbestos course for DIY renovators.   Find out more
Cancer Council ACT Wig Service has moved
The Wig Service is now located at the Cancer Council ACT office in Fairbairn.   Find out more
Sunscreen saves superhero gene
A world first human study to asses the impact of sunscreen at the molecular level.   Find out more
Tens of thousands of lives saved in the battle against cancer
A Cancer Council report has found.   Find out more
New Financial and Legal Matters Information Sheets
A range of new information sheets covering common legal and financial issues faced by people with cancer are now available.   Find out more
Cancer and fertility study
Are you able to take part in a study about cancer and fertility?   Find out more

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