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Governor-General presents Cancer Council award to South Australian ‘icon of healthcare advocacy’
26 March 2013Decades of personal devotion to improved cancer outcomes in Australia were recognised today when the Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, presented Cancer Council Australia’s prestigious Gold Medal to “icon of healthcare advocacy”, Mrs Judith Roberts AO.
Leave your hat on this ‘mad march’ long weekend
09 March 2013With thousands out and about this long weekend attending outdoor events all over Adelaide, Cancer Council is urging people to be vigilant when it comes to sun protection and to check UV levels before heading out.
SA schools improve on sun safety
06 March 2013A new Cancer Council survey shows that SA primary schools are getting better at sun safety with more of them telling children to wear hats and sunscreen than ever before, but Cancer Council SA wants to ensure this is consistent across all schools.
Make fast-food labelling laws nation-wide
22 February 2013SA Government kilojoule labelling laws could not come sooner following today’s release of a new report by Cancer Council NSW showing that Australians are spending almost a third of their weekly budget on dining out and fast foods.
New Zealand’s tobacco plain packaging laws will help reverse 1 billion global death toll
19 February 2013The health benefits of plain packaging for tobacco will soon be enjoyed across the Tasman, following the New Zealand government’s announcement today that it will be the second country after Australia to adopt the ground-breaking policy.
Get fruity to beat cancer this World Cancer Day
04 February 2013Adelaide CBD commuters will today be greeted with a special fruit giveaway to mark World Cancer Day and raise awareness about the simple things we can do every day to beat cancer.
Cancer support coming to town
31 January 2013A team of Cancer Council SA staff will be visiting Whyalla in February to hold a free information night for the community dedicated to the topic of ‘after cancer treatment’.
Cyclists unite in race to beat cancer
25 January 2013Taking off from a smoke-free start at the Bupa Challenge Tour, today more than 800 amateur and experienced cyclists will Ride for a reason, after months of training and fundraising for Cancer Council SA.
Riding to beat cancer
22 January 2013Cycling fever has hit Adelaide with the Santos Tour Down Under rolling into town, and hundreds of riders gearing up for the Bupa Challenge Tour, after months of training and fundraising for Cancer Council’s Ride for a reason.
Health groups launch campaign against sugary drinks
17 January 2013Would you eat 16 packets of sugar let alone drink it? This is will be the question going out to thousands of Australians from today as part of a new health campaign that aims to get soft drink and other sugary drink-lovers rethinking their seemingly innocent habit.