Advocacy Resources

Advocacy Resources

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (US) - a survivor-led advocacy organisation.

Leading the way to better laws -- "The Cancer Council NSW runs an advocacy training program so that community members can take action for lasting solutions to cancer control and treatment issues. Long lasting and equitable solutions often involve a change in public policy, and are enacted through legislation or regulation."

Cancer Voices AustraliaCancer Voices Australia is a national network providing a forum for people in Australia affected by cancer. Through our network of state Cancer Voicesstate Cancer Voices we share issues, ideas and experiences that are common across all cancer types.

Health Consumers Alliance of South AustraliaHealth Consumers Alliance of South Australia is the not for profit, peak community organisation for health consumers using SA health services.

Consumers Health Forum of AustraliaConsumers Health Forum of Australia is the national voice for health consumers. It helps shape Australia’s health system by representing and involving consumers in health policy and program development, and is an independent member-based non-government organisation for health consumers.

Nothing about us Without usEuropean Cancer Patient Coalition Advocacy ToolboxEuropean Cancer Patient Coalition Advocacy Toolbox

American National Coalition for Cancer SurvivorshipAmerican National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is a survivor-led cancer advocacy organization, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. NCCS believes in evidence-based advocacy for systemic changes at the federal level in how the nation researches, regulates, finances, and delivers quality cancer care.

Lance Armstrong Foundation AdvocacyLance Armstrong Foundation Advocacy

Breakaway From CancerBreakaway From Cancer US Advocacy Organisation links

Choice - tests products and services so that consumers can buy the best, and also lobby industry and government for stronger consumer protection laws or safer products. Current Health campaignsHealth campaigns.

Cancer Australia- Cancer Learning - Consumer ParticipationConsumer Participation

Our CommunityOur Community’ provides useful toolkits of free online resources for community organisations (Australian)

Community Advocacy GuidelinesCommunity Advocacy Guidelines (Health Consumers' Council (WA)Health Consumers' Council (WA))

A Guide to Bicycle AdvocacyA Guide to Bicycle Advocacy has useful tips on how to campaign governments at all levels about issues concerning cyclists. These tips are also very applicable to cancer advocacy.

VolresourceVolresource Information for voluntary and community organisations (UK)

Partnerships Online Partnerships Online The guide to effective participation (UK)

Cancer Control: knowledge into actionCancer Control: knowledge into action (WHO)

Consumer resources from Cancer AustraliaConsumer resources from Cancer Australia:

  • Consumer participation guide
  • Consumer training and mentoring guide
  • Cancer support groups: A guide to setting up peer facilitated supports
  • Cancer support groups: Skills resource for peer facilitators


Cancer Voices South Australia


Ph.  0405 806 857 


PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068