- About this website
About this website
The first version of this website was produced in 2015 following the Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care research project.
An extensive consultation with community in 2023, by Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) and Cancer Council NSW, led to the re-launch of the updated site in May 2023.
We would like to acknowledge the assistance and guidance of the following people and organisations:
The Aboriginal Advisory Committee members are:
Nicole Winters, Co-Chair
Clark Scott, Committee Member
Steve Widders, Committee Member
Mark Saddler, Committee Member
James Butler, Co-Chair and Board Member
Carolyn Heise, Board Member
We are grateful for their contributions and continued advice.
2023 Re-design Project Advisors
We would like to acknowledge and thank Liam Ridgeway of Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) for leading our consultation on the site re-design and the following people for volunteering their time and expertise to help improve the website experience:
Troy Robinson, Community Member
Victoria Sinka, Community Member and Health Worker
The Cancer Council NSW APOCC Research Project Advisory Group
Norman Allen – Health Worker at Galambila AHS Coffs Harbour and Chair of the APOCC Aboriginal Advisory Group
Darren Barton – Operations Manager at Yerin Aboriginal Health Services and Medical Service Manager at Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre
Dr Anthony Dillon – Research Academic, Australian Catholic University
L Claire Jackson – Aboriginal Advisor, Mentor & Researcher to CSRH, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW and Aboriginal Advisor and Mentor to the Cancer Council NSW APOCC Research Project
Peta Sutton – Deputy CEO at South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation The APOCC Research Project team
Cancer and treatment information
Cancer Council NSW Publications Unit
Menzies School of Health Research
The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW
The following artists created artwork which has been used on this site and some other Cancer Council NSW documents.
We would like to acknowledge Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) for their contribution to the redesign of the Cancer Council NSW website and working with the artwork designed for the Council originally created by Carissa Paglino.
Professor Dianne O’Connell Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW
Professor Phyllis Butow School of Psychology, University of Sydney
Professor Bruce Armstrong Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney
Professor Carla Treloar National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales
Dr Anthony Dillon School of Indigenous Health Studies, University of Sydney
Dr. Christy Newman National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales
Mr. Rajah Supramaniam Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Research Division Team
Erin Dooley Aboriginal Communications Assistant