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.’
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
Relay For Life is not just an event, it’s an experience that leaves last memories. ‘Relay’ is a 20-hour overnight event that participants of all ages can contribute (as a team) to walk and Celebrate journeys won, to walk and Remember loved ones or to walk and support & Fight Back against cancer through fundraising. It is these 3 aspects of ‘Relay’ that connect community together to share a common interest on one weekend every year.
Since 2001, 103,000 Tasmanians have participated in 82 events raising over $14.7million.
Register a team in Relay For Life today!
Huon Valley – February 22/23
Launceston – March 22/23
Circular Head – March 14
Hobart – March 21/22
Dorset – March 28/29
North-West – March 28/29Find out more!
Seize the Day Educational Scholarships
Our Seize the Day Educational Scholarships provide young people aged 16-25 years, who have been impacted by cancer, with financial assistance to start or continue post-secondary study or training including university, TAFE, VET courses, traineeships and apprenticeships.
Hurry! Applications close 1 March 2020.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!
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 - February 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 - February 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
Every minute, every hour, every day.
Cancer never rests, and for that reason, neither do we. And tomorrow, with your help, we’ll start again. Find out how we’re here for all Australians affected by cancer.
A series of videos have been produced to highlight the services on of offer.
Link to all the ads here:
- Every minute, every hour, every day (60 second)
- Cancer research
- 13 11 20 support service
- Wig service
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