The Fleurieu Cancer Network was launched on 26/2/08.
A non government organisation with an updated status.
Managed by volunteers who have all been touched by cancer and working alongside in partnership with other agencies, groups and organisations working together to make the Onkaparinga region a better and healthier place to live by advocating for better services, survivorship education and information using the Flinders Charter of Cancer Survivorship as our reference point. A process that builds better policy, practice and awareness in the community.
Projects are now totally funded through grants au spiced through our “partner” agencies
Our mission is to “advocate for better services, to increase communication and prevention while improving information and education”
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2016 – It was with great unexpected pleasure for Artie & Jules Ferguson to receive a Premier’s Award of Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the community for their volunteer work with FCN. They commented that ” We would like to just say we humbly receive this in honour of all those who travel the cancer journey: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE” Receiving recognition from SA Premier Jay Wetherill 2016
2012 – We received a Certificate of Recognition from the City of Onkaparinga October 2012. FCN looks forward to exciting times and building over the next year. We were also nominated for a Community Achievement Award. FCN was proud to have made it to the semi finals.
“Congratulations! On behalf of the Awards committee I would like to thank you for being involved and congratulate you on the wonderful achievements outlined in the nomination. We would love you to consider nominating again next year. Once again congratulations on your nomination and for the great work you do in your local community and every best for the future. Lisa Bruce. Awards Officer”