About Us

Cancer Council is the only organisation that works across the entire cancer journey. Our vision is to minimise the threat of cancer for all Australians, through successful prevention, best treatment, and support.

Your steps are saving lives!

With your help, here’s what we achieved last year

2,000,000

little Aussies protected

across the country from harmful UV rays through our SunSmart school program, reducing their risk of cancer in the future.

$62.9m

invested in research

across Australia, making us the largest non-government funder of research in the country.

Our services were used almost

250,000

times

by Australians affected by cancer. We provide vital support when they need it most to help make every stage of their cancer journey easier.

Investment in research by organisations like Cancer Council has helped increase survival rates from 49% in the 1980s to 69% today.

Research Highlights

Every research dollar goes to Australia’s brightest cancer research minds to turn their ideas into reality and bring us closer to a cancer free future, faster.

Find out more

about the impact we’re making across Australia

Research

Prevention

Support