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The Dry July phenomenon continues to gain momentum

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Dry July is a fundraiser which challenges you to go booze-free for a month to support adults living with cancer. Brett Macdonald, Dry July co-founder, explains how the initiative is going from strength to strength.

Make your positive mark on this country!

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Migrants always have made a huge contribution to the quality of life we enjoy as Australians. Victoria Kvisle tells the story of how she and her family became involved in a charity funding research into cancer.

Have fun and raise funds this Mother’s Day

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This Sunday the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk will support research into breast cancer treatment and prevention. Michelle McLean is leading the Boardroom Challenge as top fundraiser nationally and has a very personal reason to do so.

It’s not too late to be brave and shave

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The impact of blood cancer is immense for the person diagnosed and their loved ones. Alys Holz from the Leukaemia Foundation invites everyone to get involved even after the World’s Greatest Shave campaign.

Be brave and shave

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Everyone is invited to get sponsored to shave their hair between 13-16 March and help people with blood cancer. If you are not quite brave enough, you can always colour your hair.

Bringing Christmas wishes to kids in need

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Leading up to the festive season, the Starlight Children’s Foundation is working hard again to make wishes come true for hundreds of children battling a chronic or life-threatening illness. Louise Baxter asks everyone to ‘Join the Mission’ this Christmas.

What is really important?

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Surviving cancer shifts one’s perspective. Meiron Lees shares his attitude to life that offers new meaning, purpose and appreciation of what truly matters.

Cigarettes anytime, anywhere – taking tobacco temptation away

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Tobacco is easily available throughout NSW. Kathy Chapman, Health Strategies Director for Cancer Council NSW, argues that instead of only regulating demand, the NSW government should address the issue of supply of cigarettes.

Help fight Prostate Cancer

Big Aussie BarbieNow in its fifth year, the Big Aussie Barbie is a chance for you to do something positive for men’s health and raise money to help Prostate Cancer.

Ensure food security now and in the future

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Food productivity in Australia has consistently increased since the early days of agricultural production. Weed scientist Professor Deirdre Lemerle says there is still potential for sustainable growth.