Photo of Peer Support Volunteer Rhonda speaking at Counterpart's 15 year celebration. 9 May 2018

For the last 15 years, Rhonda has been turning her experience of breast cancer into something positive. She is one of the generous women who volunteer at Counterpart to provide peer support to women diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. She has kindly shared her thoughts about volunteering for our service. 15 years ago

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Ms Gabrielle Williams, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Parliamentary Secretary for Volunteers and Carers launches the Counterpart Navigator on an iPad at Counterpart's 15th birthday celebration, 19 April 2018.

Celebrating 15 years Counterpart connects, supports and informs women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well. Proudly celebrating our 15th birthday, we have supported women affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer 30,000 times since 2003 and developed a range of programs to help women get the information they need. Ms Gabrielle Williams, Parliamentary

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Counterpart is very pleased to announce four more Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in May and August. We are grateful to Pink Affair for their continued and generous support. Programs in Epping and Frankston will start in May and programs in Chirnside Park and Heidelberg will start in August. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer

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Some of the books and brochures on display in the Resource Centre.

Counterpart is inviting health professionals to visit our new Resource Centre and find out how our community-based service complements their care. Hear first-hand how peer support can help women cope with cancer — at diagnosis, during treatment and beyond. Open evening for health professionals Tuesday 27 February 2018 4pm–8pm Counterpart Resource Centre Level 5, Queen

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The Counterpart Year in Review 2016–17 was unveiled at the Women's Health Victoria Annual General Meeting on Monday 30 October 2017. It celebrates our new name and the essence of our service: connecting, supporting and informing women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well. Women who have had a diagnosis of breast or a gynaecological

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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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