Helpful organisations

The people we partner with to provide you with support every step of the way.

Adelaide Survivors Abreast

Since 1985, the Dragon Boat SA has had more than a dozen teams competing in regular competitions, with many more competing on a social basis.

American Heart Association

From humble beginnings, the AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 40 million volunteers and supporters as well as our more than 2,800 employees. The AHA has invested more than $4.6 billion in research, making us the largest not-for-profit funding source for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease research next to the federal government.

Australian Centre for Heart Health

The ACHH is a not for profit, independent Medical Research Institute (iMRI) dedicated to improving the lives of people with heart disease and reducing repeat cardiac events.

Australian Melanoma Research Foundation

The mission of Australian Melanoma Research Foundation (AMRF) is to significantly contribute to the prevention, early detection and treatment of melanoma in Australia and to improve patient outcomes. The AMRF proactively seeks grant submissions from recognised melanoma research organisations across Australia to support researchers and specific research projects.

Australian Men’s Shed Association

The Australian Men’s Shed Association is the national service provider to more than 1000 Men’s Sheds in Australia – providing practical support, specialised services and resources.

Bloomhill Cancer Care

Bloomhill is your local Cancer Care facility, established by the Sunshine Coast community for the Sunshine Coast community, to provide care and support for people of all ages living with cancer. We service the greater Sunshine Coast region and beyond.

Brain Tumour Alliance Australia (BTAA)

BTAA seeks to provide peer support to people living with a brain tumour. We extend this to their carers, their families, and friends. BTAA provides information resources for newly diagnosed patients and can assist with referrals to the most appropriate support services in their area.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)

BCNA is Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation. For the past 22 years, BCNA have worked tirelessly to ensure that all Australians who are affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.

Camp Quality

Camp Quality’s services and programs are created specifically to support children aged up to 15 years, who are dealing with their own cancer diagnosis, or the diagnosis of someone they love, like a brother, sister, mum, dad or carer.Camp Quality provides kids, their siblings and parents, with fun experiences, education, specialised cancer care, counselling and a supportive community; in-hospital, online, at school and away from it all on camps and at our retreats.

Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.

Cancer Council

Cancer Council is Australia’s leading cancer charity, working across every area of every cancer. Cancer Council works to support families affected by cancer, speak out on behalf of the community, empower people to reduce their cancer risk, find new and better ways to detect and treat cancer.

Cancer Institute NSW

The Cancer Institute NSW works across the health care system to promote better cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care. The Cancer Institute NSW is a pillar organisation of NSW Health providing the strategic direction for cancer control in NSW.

Cancer Voices Australia

Cancer Voices Australia is a national consumer advocacy organisation representing Australians affected by cancer. It aims to ensure the voices of people, their carers and families affected by cancer are heard at a national level. There are also Cancer Voices organisations in most states and territories.

Canrevive

CanRevive Inc. is a public benevolent institution, established in 1995 at Haymarket Sydney, by two cancer survivors and one carer to support Chinese speaking people through their cancer journey. Its aim is to help to minimize the impact of cancer on patients and their families by providing information and emotional support to cater for their cultural and linguistic needs.

Canteen

Through Canteen young people with cancer in their family learn to explore and deal with their feelings about cancer, connect with other young people in the same boat and if they’ve been diagnosed themselves, provide specialist, youth-specific treatment teams. Canteen works by having young people at the centre of everything they do. Canteen was set up by a group of young cancer patients in 1985 and still have young people affected by cancer guiding the organisation at every level.

Carers Couch

Carers Couch recognises the importance of carer wellbeing. That their needs have to be recognised as significant in the healthcare industry. And that independently, no one service could do all this alone. Which is why Carers Couch have created a collaborative ecosystem for the healthcare sector to work together. Carers Couch provide carers of cancer patients access to the most qualified and research-backed resources to help improve their wellbeing.

European Society of Cardiology

We are a volunteer-led, not-for-profit medical society. Our members and decision-makers are scientists, clinicians, nurses and allied professionals working in all fields of cardiology.We unite national cardiac societies from around the world. This unique network allows us to understand the impact of cardiovascular disease and how we can better reduce its burden. Our diversity is our strength.

Hairific Hair & Wig Consultants

Going through the stage of losing your hair often feels as if you're losing your confidence at the same time. Hairific offers human and synthetic wigs, toppers, hairpieces, fringes and toupees to help you feel more like yourself again. It's a small change that can have a big impact on your wellbeing. Hairific has worked with many South Australian Hospitals for just over 27 years, and their Senior Stylist, Christine, has been volunteering with the Look Good, Feel Better Foundation for 25 years.

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Head and Neck Cancer Australia is the only Australian charity dedicated to providing education and support to people living with head and neck cancer.

Healthdirect Australia

Healthdirect Australia is the leading provider of virtual health services in Australia.Healthdirect Australia provide trusted health services that are easily accessible via multiple channels — helplines, video call solutions, websites, service finders, mobile applications and social media networks.These services are available to all Australians, especially those who might struggle to access face-to-face health services, particularly in the after-hours period and in rural and remote regions, Healthdirect Australia services are essential healthcare alternatives.

Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, building community awareness and government/industry advocacy.

Heart Support Australia

Heart Support - Australia is the national support organisation for people with a heart condition, their families and carers. Whether preparing for surgery, recuperating from a heart event or making lifestyle changes to optimise quality of life, Heart Support – Australia members offer support, encouragement, and information based on their own experience.

Her Heart

Her Heart is Australia’s only not-for-profit (NFP) focused on the prevention of women’s heart disease. The organisation is committed to working with women to raise awareness of heart disease – the biggest killer of women around the world – and increase women’s chances of avoiding and/or surviving this ‘silent killer’. Starting in Australia, we aim to decrease the deaths from this disease by 50% by 2025.

Leukaemia Foundation

The Leukaemia Foundation is the national organisation dedicated to the care and cure of people living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and other related blood disorders, and to providing support for their families.

Live Life Get Active (LLGA)

GenesisCare has partnered with LLGA to support the health and wellbeing of local communities. The LLGA programmes offer free unlimited access to camps, live streams, nutritional plans, and information to motivate and educate on how to create and enjoy a healthier life, both during and after cancer treatment.

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better is a free national community service program, run by the Cancer Patients Foundation, dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by treatment for any type of cancer.

Lung Foundation Australia

Lung Foundation Australia is the national consumer advocacy organisation, representing Australians affected by lung disease.

McGrath Foundation

The McGrath Foundation raise money to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia. They currently have 162 McGrath Breast Care Nurses, who help individuals and their families experiencing breast cancer by providing physical, psychological and emotional support, for free.

Melanoma Institute Australia

Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to preventing and curing melanoma through innovative, world-class research, treatment and education programs. MIA is a national affiliated network of melanoma researchers and clinicians based in Sydney.

Melanoma Patients Australia

The organisation was founded by two young melanoma patients, Daniel Belcher and the late Brent Grace, and officially launched on 6th July 2006. The purpose of Melanoma Patients Australia is to support, connect and advocate for Australians affected by melanoma and works towards its prevention.

My health for life

My health for life is a lifestyle program we have developed with State Government funding and are delivering across Queensland. Collectively, we have a wealth of expertise and experience delivering successful health programs. We offer a new perspective that could help you achieve some of your health goals – be they big or small.

Myeloma Foundation Australia

The Myeloma Foundation of Australia provides information and support to people affected by myeloma.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) funds all forms of research into the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia is the only Australian not-for-profit medical charity focused on neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). Everything we do, through all the activities and projects we implement we stick to our clear mission to: assist and support patients and carers; lobby for new, appropriate treatments and investigations; raise awareness and knowledge of NETs within the medical community and general public; and encourage and support Australian research in the area of neuroendocrine cancers.

Ovarian Cancer Australia

Ovarian Cancer Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation providing support and advocacy for people affected by ovarian cancer and is the peak body for ovarian cancer awareness and prevention.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care Australia is the national peak body for palliative care. Palliative Care Australia represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians. Working closely with consumers, Member Organisations and the palliative care workforce, Palliative Care Australia aim to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care.

Pancreatic Cancer Alliance

The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance is a collaborative voice raising awareness of pancreatic cancer in Australia. Cancer Australia is a Member of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA)

PCFA is a broad-based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia.

Rare Cancers Australia

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with rare and less common cancers.

Redkite

Redkite is a lifeline for families facing childhood cancer, it provides financial assistance, emotional support and educational assistance to children with cancer and their families as well as scholarships available for specific educational goals.

Sleep Disorders Australia

Sleep Disorders Australia (SDA) is a voluntary Not for Profit organisation that provides information and offers support to people and their families who are affected by sleep disorders throughout Australia. We also advocate for the needs of people with sleep disorders and raise awareness of sleep disorders and the significance they can have on the lives of those affected by them.

SunSmart

Established in 1988, SunSmart is one of the longest running – and most successful – skin cancer prevention programs in the world. SunSmart provide leadership and innovation in skin cancer prevention and early detection using a multi-faceted approach. Through long held partnerships, community programs, mass media campaigns and advocacy, the organisation support Victorians to be SunSmart, reducing skin cancer rates and saving lives.

Targeting Cancer

The Radiation Oncology Targeting Cancer Campaign is an initiative of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The aim is to increase awareness of radiation therapy and an effective, safe and sophisticated treatment for cancer.

The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF)

The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) - is a Non-Profit, Health Promotion Charity that my wife Kirralee and I began in 2014, after I was diagnosed with brain cancer. We began the Foundation when we realised how underfunded brain cancer was in Australia in comparison to other cancers.

The Sleep Health Foundation

The Sleep Health Foundation is a not for profit health promotion charity that aims to raise community awareness about the value of sleep and its common disorders, and to improve public health and safety. The Foundation receives no government resources and relies on the untied funding and support of its corporate partners, sponsors, members and donations.Led by an experienced Board of Non-Executive Directors, the Foundation prides itself on its expertise and independence. Our mission is to promote better sleep to optimise health, well-being and performance for all Australians.

Tour de Cure

Tour de Cure raises vital funds to support the researchers, surgeons and clinicians who dedicate their lives to finding a cure for cancer. Through their magical, challenging and inspirational events Tour de Cure raise money to fund the boldest research, the most talented scientists and ground-breaking projects that the organisation believe will have the biggest impact on cancer.

World Health Organisation

Our team of 8000+ professionals includes the world’s leading public health experts, including doctors, epidemiologists, scientists and managers. Together, we coordinate the world’s response to health emergencies, promote well-being, prevent disease, and expand access to health care. By connecting nations, people and partners to scientific evidence they can rely on, we strive to give everyone an equal chance at a safe and healthy life.

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