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Bruce Rock family helped by Cancer Council WA’s Lodges

When Mel Blake was told that, optimistically, she had only two weeks to live, her family's life as they knew it changed completely. more ...

6 reasons to give up alcohol this July

Taking a break from alcohol is absolutely one of the best things you can do for your health (and your wallet!). Here's six great benefits you can enjoy by giving up alcohol this July! more ...

Our kids must be protected from the tobacco industry

The Australian Council on Smoking and Health, Cancer Council WA, and the Australian Medical Association WA have urged Health Minister Hon Roger Cook MLA on World No Tobacco Day to work with his... more ...

COVID-19: emotional, legal and financial support is available

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, we are able to continue providing critical support services to those affected by cancer in WA. more ...

Cancer Council WA welcomes Woodside’s support for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

We are thrilled to announce Woodside has signed up as a corporate ambassador for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2020 and is matching employee donations for the upcoming event, with plans to host... more ...

National Volunteer Week: Changing Communities. Changing Lives

To celebrate our incredible volunteers and the huge role they play in helping us continue to support West Aussies affected by cancer we will be sharing some stories from some of our amazing... more ...

Parliamentary Select Committee recommendations on e-cigarettes not evidence-based and irrelevant

The Australian Council on Smoking and Health, Cancer Council WA, and the Australian Medical Association WA, have advised the West Australian government to ignore recommendations on e-cigarettes... more ...

Calls for urgent State Government action following alarming new obesity report

Cancer Council WA and Telethon Kids Institute are repeating their call on the WA Government to urgently implement a ban on junk food advertising on government property, including public transport,... more ...

Two young cancer researchers take out prestigious WA award

Cancer Council WA is proud to announce the 2020 Cancer Council WA's Early Career Cancer Researcher of the Year Award has been awarded to two recipients; 35-year-old Dr Vinicius Cavalheri from... more ...

Alcohol ad every 35 seconds during covid-19

A new report has been released today showing the extent to which the alcohol industry is using the COVID-19 pandemic to market their products. more ...

Talk to your GP, even during COVID, to Find Cancer Early

Cancer Council WA, through its Find Cancer Early program is encouraging people living in Western Australia to talk to their GP about cancer symptoms, with reports of a decline in people consulting... more ...

How you can continue fundraising from home

While we’re all social distancing, you might find yourself looking for ways to fight off the cabin fever. One way to do so is by joining our Do It For Cancer challenge. more ...

Campbell's magnificent mullet shave

Eleven year old Campbell, recently raised more than $4000 for Cancer Council WA after shaving off his mullet that took 12 months to grow. Campbell decided to shave his mullet to show support to a... more ...

COVID-19: practical and financial help for cancer patients

With the help of some incredible partner organisations, and the generosity of our amazing donors and supporters, we are now able to offer the following additional support services. more ...

Five tea-rrific activities to try at your virtual Biggest Morning Tea this May

Our iconic and much-loved fundraising event, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, is still going ahead as a virtual event. We’ve put together a list of fun activities to play with your guests on... more ...

Six tips to keep your drinking in check

Reducing your drinking will also benefit you right now AND you'll reduce your risk of cancers and other health problems later. Here are our top tips for staying well and keeping your drinking in... more ...

Staying fit while staying at home

Our LiveLighter team share their tips for staying fit and active while at home. more ...

Cancer Council WA urges the State Government to put controls on cheap booze back on the agenda

Cancer Council WA urges the State Government to put controls on cheap booze back on the agenda more ...

Cancer Council WA supports new alcohol campaign to keep drinking in check

Cancer Council WA supports new alcohol campaign to keep drinking in check more ...

Leading WA physicians and public health experts urging smokers to quit during COVID

With the combination of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the influenza season on the horizon, WA’s top lung experts are urging smokers to consider quitting to improve their health outcomes. more ...

HBF donation helps Cancer Council WA continue vital services

Cancer Council WA has praised the generosity of an HBF donation of close to $40,000 following the cancellation of HBF Run for a Reason, saying the urgently-needed funds would help provide essential... more ...

Cancer Council WA urges people to keep their drinking in check during the Easter break at home

Cancer Council WA is urging people across the State to keep their drinking in check over the Easter break as WA bunkers down for a four-day holiday at home. more ...

Local Coolbinia resident donates $25,000 for cancer patient transport van

Cancer Council WA was the grateful recipient of a major donation of $25,000, enabling the organisation to secure a new Transport to Treatment van which assists country patients getting to hospital... more ...

Cancer Council WA offers $5000 quit smoking aids to homeless hotel guests

Cancer Council WA has provided $5000 worth of stop smoking medication products to assist the homeless who smoke who are now VIP guests at Pan Pacific Perth due to COVID-19. more ...

New program to help people Navigate Through Cancer

We're launching an eight-week free interactive program for people in regional Western Australia affected by cancer, including those with concerns about COVID-19. more ...

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