Season's greetings from the team at Counterpart. White stylised Christmas baubles against an orange background.

While Counterpart celebrated our 15th birthday in 2018, we were also busy continuing to connect, support and inform women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well. We close over the holiday season to give our Peer Support Volunteers a break from their important work and an opportunity to recharge. The Counterpart Resource Centre

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Year in Review 2017-18, open on a desk showing infographic highlights

In 2017-18, we expanded our reach to more women affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer across Victoria. Our Counterpart Year in Review 2017–18 shows the many ways we have supported women to live well after a cancer diagnosis. Our Year in Review also includes stories from some of the women who use our service, women who volunteer and

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What's On trifold brochures showing upcoming events for women with cancer

Our final What's On program for 2018 is out now. As always, we have included a range of informative, creative and wellbeing-related sessions. If you have experienced breast or a gynaecological cancer, we hope you will find something of interest. This program includes three webinars so you can participate online, even if you can't travel

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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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