Where does
the money go?

When you fundraise for Cancer Council Tasmania, you are contributing to the ongoing operations of many vital services we provide to the local community.

Achievements in the 2022-23 FY:

Supportive Care & Prevention Programs: 

  • 1,976 individual clients provided with support through 3,829 1:1 support sessions with staff.
  • 426 client attendances at 105 support group sessions.
  • 215 wigs given to clients experiencing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.
  • 23 children with cancer received over $23,000 from the Rachel and Jye Fund, alleviating the financial burden of cancer and assisting with costs of travel-related treatment.
  • 249 financial relief payments, totalling $84,270 were provided in partnership with Aurora Energy, Telstra and Freemasons Tasmania.
  • 223 calls made to our 13 11 20 information and support phone line.
  • 1,158 places filled in 122 different complementary therapy sessions including oncology massage, Tai Chi, yoga, Pilates and mindfulness.
  • 11 Seize the Day Educational Scholarships awarded, totalling $23,268 through our new online application process.
  • 71 payments, totalling $34,306 made to young people impacted by a cancer diagnosis in their immediate family, through our KidzCan program.
  • 11,078 cancer information resources distributed to Tasmania
  • Cancer prevention messaging was displayed 66,382 times through Facebook and Instagram, of this there were 4,949 engagements with the content.
  • CCT delivered a SunSmart campaign targeting young Tasmanians aged 12 – 25. The campaign messaging was displayed 93,044 times on Facebook and Instagram, and 65,204 times through Google ads and YouTube. 2,759 young Tasmanians clicked through to download the SunSmart app from this promotion.
  • CCT shared cancer prevention messaging in community newsletters delivered by organisations including Youth Family Community Connections, Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation, COTA, TasRail, South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation, Karadi Aboriginal Corporation, Department of Education, Children and Young People and Catholic Education.
  • The cancer prevention team directly engaged with 5,257 Tasmanians through presentation and attendance at Expos.


  • Our total trips reached 6,423 - the highest yearly number on record.
  • We transported our clients to and from 5,879 cancer treatment appointments across 165 different Tasmanian suburbs and towns.
  •  Our volunteer drivers logged over 280,000 kilometres of driving. 526 individuals were transported across Tasmania. of which 349 were new clients to the service.

These statistics don’t even cover our engagement with the Quit Tasmania program who provided support to 4,308 Tasmanians last year, our Sunsmart program that aims to educate schools about sun protection and minimise UV exposure, our volunteers and social media reach or our community engagement.


can help transport people affected by cancer to and from vital treatment


can help fund a call to a cancer nurse on 13 11 20 that provides free and confidential information and support


can help fund ground breaking research into new and better ways to diagnose and treat cancer


can help us purchase a new wig for a client recovering from treatment