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Cancer Council Western Australia

Cancer Council is Western Australia’s leading independent, evidence based cancer organisation. We’re the only organisation that works across every area of every cancer.

With almost 12,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Western Australia each year - we are here not only for those touched by cancer today but to prevent and manage cancer into the future.

It is our mission to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer and we do this through advocacy, research, prevention programs and support services for those affected by cancer. Using our unique combination of local program delivery, community engagement and national influence, we bring together organisations and people across the community to progress the fight against cancer from every angle.

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Diabetes WA

For over 50 years Diabetes WA has provided vital support for Western Australians living with, and affected by, diabetes.

In WA there are now more than 118,000 people living with diabetes, and every day another 28 are diagnosed. For every person who has diabetes, we believe there is another living with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. Left unmanaged, diabetes can lead to serious health complications, including heart attacks, kidney failure, blindness and limb amputations.

We work with people living with, or at risk of, diabetes. We run educational programs, training events and a helpline, to assist people with diabetes understand and manage their condition, so they can live a full and healthy life with as few complications as possible.

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Heart Foundation WA

For more than 55 years, the Heart Foundation has been dedicated to saving lives by making a difference to the heart health of all Australians. At present a person dies every 12 minutes from cardiovascular disease and it affects 2 out of 3 families.  As a charity we rely on donations from the community to help fund vital research, develop guidelines for health professionals, support patient care and help Australians to live healthy lifestyles. There is much more to do, and we are determined to save as many lives as we can in our quest to beat cardiovascular disease, Australia’s single biggest killer.  Please help us continue our vital work.

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Lifeline WA

Lifeline WA provides suicide prevention and crisis support to Western Australians through the national 24/7 telephone crisis line, 13 11 14.  Online Crisis Chat is also available 7 days a week 7pm-4.30am (AWST) at Lifeline WA promotes emotional wellbeing, addresses suicide prevention and awareness and encourages people to seek and accept help.

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The Channel 7 Telethon Trust is a registered charitable trust that has a philosophy to financially support the medical and social welfare of children and young people, and to fund research into children’s diseases.

Since the first Telethon on Channel 7 on November 29 1968, Telethon has raised over $204 million and provided much needed financial assistance to a significant number of charitable organisations, children's hospitals and research/medical facilities in Western Australia.

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