Cancer Council Australia

Cancer Council Australia is a large-scale charity established in 2008. Their main activity is registered as health and medical research primarily serving people with chronic illness (including terminal illness).

Australia's leading non-government cancer control organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practice and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer. We also advocate for the rights of people affected by cancer for best treatments and supportive care. We work with our State and Territory members to deliver on our Vision and Purpose.

Cancer Council Australia

Who They Help

  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)



Total employee expenses: $3,945,706 (18% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $119,567.

Revenue vs Expenses

Cancer Council Australia has seen an average annual growth of 14% in revenue versus a 14% p.a. increase in expenses.

Grants given out in 2020 for use outside of Australia: $331,996

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Cancer Council Australia has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.77. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Jennifer Richter
Board Member
Jeremy Milllar
Board Member
Mark Phillips
Board Member
Trisha Cashmere
Board Member
Ruth Shean
Board Member
Klynton Hankin
Committee Member
Phillip Carson
Board Member
Patricia Schmidt
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Cancer Council Queensland.
Frances Boyle
Board Member
Marion Saville
Board Member
Hugh Harley
John Laker
Board Member
Also represents: The Cancer Council NSW.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Entity Type
Australian Public Company

A company is a non-individual client type. Company is defined to include a body corporate and any other unincorporated association or body of persons but does not include a partnership or a non-entity joint venture. Health Promotion Charity

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