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.


October 2014

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – NORTH SYDNEY

Tuesday 7 October
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Fred Hutley Hall, North Sydney Council
200 Miller Street, North Sydney

This launch event for Saving Life 2015 is being hosted by the Northern Suburbs Cancer Action Network, a group of volunteers who work on cancer related advocacy issues. Our Vision for Change outlines five ways the next state government can help beat cancer. Join us to hear real stories from local people, and show the next state government why change matters to you.

RSVP: By 25 September to canceractionnetworkns@gmail.com
More information:
Call Liz Hing on 0402 861 562
Download Invitation [PDF 147kb]

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SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – FAIRFIELD

Wednesday 12 October
Fairfield RSL Club, 14 Anzac Ave, Fairfield
Time tbc 

This launch event for Saving Life 2015 is being hosted local CanAct Community advocates. More details about the event coming soon…

More information: Email Sinilia Radivojevic sinilia@optusnet.com.au

 

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH & PALLIATIVE CARE FORUM – DUBBO

Wednesday 12 October
Time and venue tbc

Join Cancer Council NSW for the launch of their Saving Life 2015 agenda. Hear more about the five issues we are campaigning on and what the next state government can do about them. Also present will be Yvonne McMaster who will talk about Palliative Care services in the area.

More information: Email Fiona Markwick fionam@nswcc.org.au or Camilla Barlow camillab@nswcc.org.au

 


November 2014

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – ALBURY
**Save the Date**

Friday 7 November
Albury (venue and time tbc)

This launch event for Saving Life 2015 is being hosted by the Border Advocacy Network, a group of volunteers who work on cancer related advocacy issues. More details about the event coming soon…
More information: Jenny Jenson Jenny.f.jensen@gmail.com 

 

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – PARRAMATTA

Friday 7 November
10.00am
Rotary Conference Room
Rotary House, 43 Hunter St, Parramatta

This launch event for Saving Life 2015 is being hosted by the Western Sydney Cancer Advocacy Network. The event will be followed by a morning tea.

RSVP: By 24 October to Wendy Watson wendyw@nswcc.org.au

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SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – HAWKESBURY

Friday 14 November
1.00pm
St Andrews Uniting Church Hall, Richmond

This launch event for Saving Life 2015 is being hosted local CanAct Community advocates.

More information and to RSVP: Ellen Hegarty mehegarty@iinet.net.au

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COMMUNITY ADVOCACY TRAINING WORKSHOP

Friday 14 & Saturday 15 November
Gosford RSL, 26 Central Coast Hwy, Gosford 

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.
Note: This workshop aims to build our networks in the Central Coast and Hunter regions of NSW. Therefore it is recommended that only people in those areas apply.

Read more about this workshop.

 

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH & PALLIATIVE CARE FORUM – ORANGE

Thursday 20 November
Time and venue tbc

Join Cancer Council NSW for the launch of their Saving Life 2015 agenda. Hear more about the five issues we are campaigning on and what the next state government can do about them. Also present will be Yvonne McMaster who will talk about Palliative Care services in the area.

More information: Email Fiona Markwick fionam@nswcc.org.au or Camilla Barlow camillab@nswcc.org.au

 

SAVING LIFE 2015 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH & PALLIATIVE CARE FORUM – BATHURST

Friday 28 November
Time and venue tbc

Join Cancer Council NSW for the launch of their Saving Life 2015 agenda. Hear more about the five issues we are campaigning on and what the next state government can do about them. Also present will be Yvonne McMaster who will talk about Palliative Care services in the area.

More information: Email Fiona Markwick fionam@nswcc.org.au or Camilla Barlow camillab@nswcc.org.au

 


February 2015

COMMUNITY ADVOCACY TRAINING WORKSHOP

Friday 27 & Saturday 28 February
Cancer Council NSW, 8/130 Jonson Street, Byron Bay

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.
Note: This workshop workshop aims to build our networks from Port Macquarie to Lismore (mid and far North Coast of NSW). Therefore it is recommended that only people in those areas apply. 

Read more about this workshop.