About us

Cancer Council Tasmania is a charity working to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians.

On average, over nine Tasmanians are diagnosed with cancer each day – making our work in Tasmania vital to the health of the community.

Our vision

  • A cancer free future

Our mission

  • To reduce the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians.

Our values

  • Generosity
    We give generously of ourselves. We value and appreciate the generosity of the community.
  • Integrity
    We are accountable. We do what we say we will do.
  • Collaboration
    We actively work together to make a real difference
  • Courage
    We recognise courage in others and are inspired to speak out and step up.
  • Innovation
    We encourage innovation and embrace thought leadership. We strive for excellence.

Our Goals

  • Sustainable Business Model
    Consistent revenue that meets the organisation’s service delivery requirements.
  • Service Recipient/Client Focus
    The provision of relevant, quality and accessible services to Tasmanians.
  • Reputation & Brand
    Positive recognition by Tasmanians of who we are and what we do.
  • Prevention
    To broaden the reach of CCT cancer prevention efforts.
  • Advocacy
    Giving Tasmanians a voice. Raising the public profile of CCT.

Our priority area

  • To encourage Tasmanians to lead healthy cancer-smart lifestyles
  • To ensure that governments support the evidence and initiatives to reduce cancer risk
  • To empower and support people affected by cancer
  • To enable the community to raise funds to help beat cancer
  • To contribute to Tasmanian based cancer research

What we do

  • Provide high quality support services for people with cancer, their families, carers and friends;
  • Invest in cancer prevention programs which educate the community about lifestyle factors that can decrease their cancer risk;
  • Provide a respected voice for the needs of people affected by cancer.
  • Read our How We Help flyer.

Our work could not be achieved without the generosity of the Tasmanian community and the support of our dedicated volunteers. Our fundraising activities underpin our support services, prevention programs and cancer research funding.