Large group photo of Counterpart volunteers at the launch of the new name and brand, 31 May 2017

Tonight Women’s Health Victoria welcomed over 100 guests to launch the new name of their valued cancer support service, BreaCan. Dale Fisher, CEO of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, unveiled the new brand, Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer, to great fanfare. BreaCan has provided quality support and information to women living with breast or

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Tonight Women’s Health Victoria welcomed over 100 guests to launch the new name of their valued cancer support service, BreaCan. Dale Fisher, CEO of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, unveiled the new brand, Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer, to great fanfare. BreaCan has provided quality support and information to women living with breast or

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After running a number of successful programs last year, Counterpart is very pleased to announce two Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in May. We are grateful to Pink Affair for their generous support.   The programs will run in Fawkner and Noble Park. Programs will run in other metropolitan locations later in the year. Exercise has major

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The Counterpart Resource Centre will close at 2pm Thursday 15 December 2016 and will re-open on Monday 16 January 2017. This time gives our Peer Support Volunteers a break from their important work and an opportunity to re-charge. We will provide limited phone and email support between Monday 19 December to Thursday 22 December and between

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We are pleased to welcome Dianne Hill as Manager of Counterpart. Dianne comes from the Department of Health and Human Services where she has held several senior management positions over the past 10 years. Prior to this she held senior management positions in the community sector in Australia and the UK. She brings expertise in social science, counselling, public

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Counterpart will be running two more Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs. These programs will be held in Berwick and Sunshine. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility and flexibility boost your energy levels safely improve your range of movement regain confidence in your body

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Thanks to the generous support of Pink Affair, we are very pleased to announce that we will be running another two Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in August. These will be held in Lilydale and Mill Park. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase

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Photo of Natalie Suleyman, and other guests, with BreaCan staff and volunteers at the launch of Bridge of Support.

Counterpart’s Bridge of Support program at Sunshine Hospital was officially launched on Monday 23 May, by Member of the Legislative Assembly for St Albans Natalie Suleyman. Western Health CEO Alex Cockram hosted the event, and LUCRF Super CEO Charlie Donnelly, Counterpart Manager Lee Kennedy and Western Health Senior Consulting Oncologist Dr Shirley Wong, all said a few words. Coralie,

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Thanks to the generous support of Pink Affair, we are very pleased to announce that we will be running two Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in May. These will be held in Mill Park and Frankston. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility

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Women living with breast or gynaecological cancer in Melbourne’s south will be able to join a free 6-week exercise program starting in February in Frankston.  Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility and flexibility learn specific exercises to help boost your energy levels safely improve

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