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    Memberships of external organisations

    Cancer Council SA is committed in it's goal of a cancer-free future. As such the organisation and staff belong to a number of external organisations and professional associations to ensure that we operate in the most professional environment, maintain relationships with organisations that have similar goals and achieve the highest standards in our fields of expertise. We are proud to support our staff in sharing their knowledge and skills for the benefit of the broader South Australian community.

    Cancer Council SA is an organisational member of:

    Cancer Council SA staff are professional members of:

    • Australian Institute of Company Director (AICD)
    • Institute of CharteredAccountants of Australia (ICAA)
    • Certified Practising Accountants (CPA)
    • Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA)
    • Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA)
    • Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA)
    • Breast Cancer Network Australia
    • Psycho Oncology Research Group
    • Children’s OncologyGroup (COG)
    • Australian Nurses Federation
    • LeapSA
    • Peer Support Sub Committee of Cancer Council Australia’s Supportive Care Committee
    • Reducing Low Birth Weight Steering Committee (Women’s and Children’s Health Network)
    • Australian Marketing Institute
    • Certified Practicing Marketing


    Responsible for setting the strategy for an organisation or body and or monitoring the performance of others responsible for the delivery of the strategy.

    Committee, organisation or professional body Role
    Cancer Council Australia’s Supportive Care Committee Chair
    Oncology Social Workers Association (OSWA) SA Chair
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee of the SA Cancer Clinical Network Secretariat
    Cancer Council Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee Chair
    National Helpline Committee (a subcommittee of the Supportive Care Committee of Cancer Council Australia) Co-chair
    The Flinders Closing the Gap Program of Chronic Condition Management (Flinders University) Co-chair


    Providing insight or advice to an organisation on strategies that might be relevant or how the organisation may deliver the strategy

    Committee, organisation or professional body Role
    Australia's First Centre Of Research Excellence In Cancer & Indigenous People - Discover -TT (Menzies School of Health Research) Advisory Board Member
    Drug & Alcohol Servies South Australia (DASSA) Contractor
    National Congress of Australia's First Peoples Delegate
    Member of the Aboriginal Elders council of South Australia Kaurna Elder
    Northern Adelaide Local Health Network Member of Governing Council
    UniSA MBA Advisory Board Advisory Board Member


    Involved in the delivery of the information or service as part of meeting the objectives set by the governing body and or a member of the governing body or its sub committees

    Committee, organisation or professional body Role
    Adelaide Clinical Trials Education Committee (ACTEC) Secretary
    Cancer Data and Aboriginal cancer disparities project (CANDAD) Committee member
    Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) Committee member
    Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) Committee member
    Flinders University Adjunct Lecturer
    National Publications Working Group of Cancer Council Australia’s Supportive care Committee member
    Royal Adelaide Hospital Contractor
    SA Cancer Service Contractor
    SA Health Contractor
    South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Program Manager SACCR - CCU
    University of Adelaide Visiting Research Fellow


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

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