Cancer Council Australia and our members are the leading funders of independent cancer research and related activities in Australia, granting more than $49 million to cancer research, research scholarships and fellowships in 2012.

State and territory Cancer Councils are the major non-government sponsors of cancer research in Australia, a number of which operate epidemiological and behavioural research units that undertake research aimed at improving cancer prevention and detection.

For information about research programs in your area, please click on your state or territory in the map below:












View the latest cancer statistics for Australia, and access global and state-based based statistics.

Clinical trials

Some state-based Cancer Councils offer clinical trials, for which you may know someone who might be a suitable participant.
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