Upcoming Events

There are many ways to get involved and make a difference. From participating in our training workshops, attending local advocacy network meetings or even going along to Community Cabinet meetings. This page is designed to keep you informed about upcoming events across NSW. If you see or hear of anything that might be of interest to our CanAct Community, let us know the details and we will feature on these pages.

To view schedules for local network meetings, click here.

September 2015


Monday 28 September, 2015
Eastern Avenue Auditorium & Lecture Theatre Complex
Eastern Avenue, Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney  Sydney
8.30am – 5.30pm

The School of Public Health’s 2015 conference “Different perspectives, Working together” showcases the impressive outputs of our research students and early career researchers and highlights our emerging research findings. It is a bi-annual event that provides people studying, researching and working in public health a unique opportunity to come together and hear about the latest research being undertaken in one of Australia’s leading universities, as well as an unmissable chance to network with like-minded individuals.

This event is free but registration is essential. Please register your attendance by 22 September by clicking on the button below.

View program: sydney.edu.au/medicine/public-health/news/events/research-presentation-day.php
More information: sph.conference@sydney.edu.au




November 2015


Friday 13 & Saturday 14 November, 2015
Cancer Council NSW, 153 Dowling St, Woolloomooloo
8.30am – 5.00pm

Our free two-day training workshop – in conjunction with Cancer Voices NSW – is a great opportunity to connect with other like-minded people and develop your advocacy skills. We will provide you with everything you need to become active and effective advocates for improvements to cancer policies and systems. From campaign strategy, understanding media and Government structures through to visiting MPs, we will empower you to fully participate at all levels where decisions about cancer policy are made – giving you the tools to campaign on issues you care about.

Register your interest to attend the next training workshop by clicking on the button below.

More information: Call Marion Carroll (02) 9334 1859 or Carolyn Grenville (02) 9334 1855