ACSC news and events

Newsletters, upcoming events, past events


The ACSC publishes several newsletters and an annual year in review:






Upcoming events

Wellness and Life after Cancer (WALAC)

This free education and support program is for cancer survivors who have completed active treatment; it is also for carers, partners and family members. It can help you, and those around you, to develop practical strategies for managing life now and moving beyond recovery to wellness. WALAC is run in partnership with the Cancer Council Victoria.

2017 dates: 

  • Tuesday 31 October.

10:00am to 4:00pm

As well as interactive sessions from health professionals you will have the opportunity to share with others going through a similar experience. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Bookings are essential as numbers are limited, please click here to register. Please contact the ACSC with any queries, on (03) 8559 6220 or email c[email protected]

Delivering Innovative Cancer Survivorship Care

A one-day practical workshop for health professionals.

2017 dates:

  • Wednesday 29 November

9:00am to 4:30pm

To register, visit the Education page.

Victorian Cancer Survivorship Program Community of Practice

The Victorian Cancer Survivorship Program (VCSP) is an initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services. The ACSC delivers the VCSP Community of Practice in partnership with the department.

The VCSP Community of Practice provides a forum for people who share a passion for cancer survivorship. Through regular events and an online collaborative workspace, the Community of Practice shares evidence-based resources and findings, and promotes partnerships to develop sustainable service design.

2017 dates:

  • Thursday 23 November

Bookings and more information:
Please register online or contact the ACSC on (03) 8559 6220 via email c[email protected].

Past events

International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2016

ACSC attended the International conference on Cancer Nursing in 2016. ACSC provided a workshop on Transforming cancer survivorship care - an Australian experience. The presentation is available here. We also produced a companion resource sheet providing links to the reports and resources for the convenience of participants.

Cancer Survivors Week 2015

We held a Public Forum with guest speaker Luke Ryan [Watch the forum - part 1 / part 2 / part 3]

Bookings and information

Contact the ACSC to make bookings and find out more.

Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre - A Richard Pratt Legacy