Where the money goes

Thanks to wonderful people like you, we're making great strides towards our vision of a cancer free future. Thousands of lives have been saved, but there is so much more still to be done.

Every dollar raised through National Patio Day helps fund Cancer Council’s life-saving research, prevention, advocacy and support programs.

See below for some of the ways your donations make a difference to those impacted by cancer.

can help equip our ground-breaking researchers with the essential lab equipment they need to conduct their life-saving work. 

pays for a cancer nurse to provide free and confidential information and support on all aspects of cancer. 

can help provide accommodation for people with cancer during treatment. 

can help fund ground-breaking research into new ways to better detect, treat and live beyond cancer.