…Working Towards a Cancer Smart Community

The Bingara and District Cancer Action Group was established in the 1970’s and became affiliated as a C.A.G. Services member of the Cancer Council in 1994. The group participates in the Cancer Council NSW workshops, forums and research (group & locations studies).

The group holds its meeting on the second Wednesday of each month, commencing 1.30pm at the Gwydir shire Learning Centre, Riddell Street, Bingara.

Cancer Action GroupServices offered…

  • Support for cancer patients, their carers and families.
  • Equipment pool housed at the Community Health Centre (available free of charge)
  • Experienced counsellor
  • A range of detailed information sheets and booklets on all forms of cancers
  • Forms (a stand is in the Gwydir shire Office, Bingara)
  • Booklets at the Medical Centre and Hospital
  • Sunscreen on sale at the Radiance Shop, 62, Maitland Street, Bingara.

Events we support…

  • Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
  • Daffodil Day
  • National Breast Cancer Day
  • Regional Network Advocacy
  • Cancer Voices

Support of the Cancer Council Campaigns…

  • State Government Isolated Travel Subsidy
  • Smoking: Campaign for smokefree venues
  • Promotion of tv advertising for nutritious food during prime time viewing.

Community work we do & support…

  • Palliative care
  • Sunscreen at local events
    • Swimming pool
    • Swimming carnivals
    • Thompson Cup
    • Pony Camp
    • Special Events
    • Preschool & Central School
  • Yearly business directory calendar
  • Annual Rotary Bowel scan

Contact

  • Kevin Hansen:  (02) 6724 1668
  • Liz Groth:  (02) 6724 1393
  • Lorraine Wade:  (02) 6724 1297
  • Gay Holden:  (02) 6724 1506

P O Box 33
BINGARA  NSW  2404
CANCER COUNCIL HELPLINE 13 11 20

 

 

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