Cancer Council Tasmania is a charity working to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering support and information for anyone affected by the disease.? Please read how we help Tasmanians impacted by cancer.
Cancer Council Tasmania is a?registered charity organisation with the Commonwealth Government’s ‘Australian Charities and Not-for-profits ?Commission.’
Cancer Council Tasmania and Cancer Council Australia are continuing to monitor the public health risk posed by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can read Cancer Council Australia’s updates HERE. Cancer Council Tasmania understands that Tasmanians undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors, as well as their families and friends, may have questions in relation to how we are dealing with this issue. You can read our official statement HERE.
Find Cancer Early Tasmania
Find Cancer Early is our latest campaign, which aims to raise symptom awareness of some of the most common cancers affecting Tasmanians. Cancer survival outcomes for people living in regional Australia are, on average, 20-30 percent worse than Australians living in metropolitan areas. Take the time to learn the early symptoms of cancer. It might just save your life.Learn More!
Relay For Life
Due to the high risk to public health currently posed by COVID-19 Cancer Council Tasmania has made the decision to cancel all Relay For Life events in Tasmania. We have taken the advice of the Chief Medical Officer and we are sure this decision is in the best interests of the wider community. While understanding the importance of this much-loved event to the local community, the health and safety of our supporters, volunteers and staff is always the most important consideration for us at Cancer Council Tasmania . ?We will continue to monitor the situation and act in accordance with advice from the Tasmanian and Federal Government’s.Read our FAQs
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
One Australian is diagnosed with cancer every 5 minutes – that’s the length of your average tea break.
This May, you can make a difference to people affected by cancer by getting your colleagues, friends, family or community together and joining over 30,000 other hosts as you put on your?Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea!
Big or small, sweet or savoury, at home or in the office,?every dollar raised in Tasmania will stay in Tasmania and? will go towards funding life-saving cancer research, prevention and support programs.
So get started now and host your tea your way!Find out more!
Play for Purpose Raffle
We’re always looking at new ways to help raise funds for Tasmanian’s impacted by cancer so Cancer Council Tasmania partnered with the charity raffle, Play for Purpose. By purchasing tickets in this raffle you will help raise much needed funds for our Moving Through Cancer exercise physiology program, for people undergoing cancer treatment.
With 1 in 34 chance of winning you could win $250k cash, cars, boat and travel vouchers or the ultimate holiday!
Click on the link, good luck and thank you for supporting Tasmanians impacted by cancer.
Larapinta - Hike for Health May 2020
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and hike the extraordinary Larapinta Trail in the Australian Outback and help raise funds for Tasmanians impacted by cancer.Find out More!
Unite in Yellow Gala Dinner - Devonport
Join Cancer Council Tasmania and AFL legend, Sam Newman, for a night to remember as we raise funds for cancer research at the Unite in Yellow Gala!
Taking place at Devonport’s paranaple convention centre, the Unite in Yellow Gala will feature a Q&A session with Sam Newman who will share his story of survivorship, having been diagnosed with prostate cancer at 62 years old. There will be live and silent auctions as well as authentic sports memorabilia and money-can’t-buy experiences available.
Join us at the North-West Coast’s premier gala event and help us raise much needed funds for cancer research.Find out more!
Impact Report 2018-19
Cancer Council Tasmania’s Impact Report provides information about our organisation and its many activities and achievements in the past Financial Year.Read it here
Daffodil News - Summer Edition
Our latest newsletter is a bumper issue with all sorts of news, updates, dates and more!Read it here
News from the South - March E-Bulletin
From the East Coast all the way down south there are some wonderful activities and programs available.Read it here...
News from the North - March E-Bulletin
There’s a lot happening up in the North of the state. Read all about it in our latest newsletter.Read it here...
News from the North West - February / March E-bulletin
We have a range of cancer support services and programs available for those in the north-west. Read on to find out what we have to offer.Read it here..
The Thing About Advanced Cancer
In The Thing About Advanced Cancer podcast, host Julie McCrossin joins experts to answer the big questions about advanced cancer.
Whether you are living long term with advanced cancer, you are facing end-of-life, or you are caring for someone with advanced cancer — this podcast series has information and insights that can help you navigate through these challenging times.
Ten episodes starting Tuesday 23 July.Find out more.
Entertainment Books 2019 now available
Support Cancer Council Tasmania!
Get your new Entertainment Membership today.
The 2019 | 2020 Entertainment Memberships are here, with exclusive offers for everything you love to do. It’s our best Membership yet, packed with amazing offers for activities, attractions, shopping, travel and all kinds of tasty treats – from cool cafes to fabulous fine dining.Support us now
Reflect - Reconciliation Action Plan 2019-2020
Our first RAP has been developed. It is the result of achieving significant milestones in CCT’s reconciliation journey.Read it here
Do It For Cancer Fundraising Handbook
Every day we recognise and acknowledge the courage of others who are impacted by cancer.?Cancer Council Tasmania is over 90% funded by public donations and fundraising events. You can help us provide vital support services by fundraising for us – have a look at some ideas in our Do It For Cancer Fundraising HandbookDo It For Cancer
Cancer Council Tasmania is the leading cancer charity in Tasmania and works across all cancers and all ages. Our services are free, confidential and accessible to all Tasmanians. We have strong partnerships with Tasmanian businesses who share our vision of a cancer free future for our state.Partners
Current Research Studies for Clients
At any time there may be a number of research projects, studies or surveys in progress looking for current or past cancer patients to volunteer to be involved.
Current studies cover:
- Men and Sexual Health Prostate Cancer Study
- Managing Depression and Anxiety
- Cancer Patients and/or Survivors Who’ve Received Neurotoxic Chemotherapy
- Australian Breakthrough Cancer (ABC) Study
To find out more, click on the link provided to see?‘Current Research Studies?for Clients.’?More information