Who we are
We are dedicated to kick-starting bright new ideas, accelerating new ways to cure cancer.
Our passionate teams
Thanks to your support, with you as part of our passionate community, we are able to take on every cancer, no matter the size or rarity. Together, we can work together to find the most impactful solutions to cure cancer and bring these ideas to life in record time.
To fund this life-saving work, we rely on a passionate, innovative and talented team striving to find a cure. Our volunteers, ambassadors, researchers, expert alumini, institutes, partners, employees, CEO, and Board all make it possible for us to fund groundbreaking research that brings us closer to a cure and a world where cancer is no longer a threat.
A message from our CEO
"According to the latest statistics from the Australian Institute of Health & Welfare, around 400 people are diagnosed with cancer in Australia every day. That’s close to 145,000 people this year alone.
"This is why your support and the support of our fabulous community of alumni, partners, fundraisers, and donors, is vital in helping to change the future. Working together to find a cure for cancer."
Nikki Kinloch, Cure Cancer CEO
Our Board of Directors is made up of a group of diverse and inspiring individuals who are committed to our organisation. They are passionate about funding emerging researchers and backing innovative ideas in the hope that one day we will all live in a world without the threat of cancer.
Co-founder and consultant, Nexus Hospitals
Professor Caroline Ford
Chair of the Research Committee
Head of the Gynaecological Cancer Research Group (GCRG) at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre NSW
Managing Director Google Customer Solutions AUNZ, Google Australia
Chair of the Finance Risk and Audit Committee
Managing Director at PwC
Senior Delivery Manager,
Securities and Payments,
Our Patron in Chief
His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), became the Patron of Cure Cancer in 2015 and continues his patronage in his new role as Governor-General of Australia.
Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC became a Patron of Cure Cancer in 2019 through her role as the Governor of NSW. The 39th Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency brings her deep commitment to education, youth leadership, human rights, and social justice to the role in service of the people of New South Wales.
Meet our amazing ambassadors who are dedicated to our mission to find a cure for cancer. They have supported us to amplify our cause and raise vital funds for cancer research.
Kate Jenkinson, Australian actress and Cure Cancer ambassador
Orix Australia volunteering at Sydney Airport
Dr Venessa Chin, Lung Cancer Researcher
We could not continue our fundraising campaigns and events without the support of our amazing volunteers, so why not come and join us?
Our volunteers and Chef Prakash at a Bunnings BBQ
Cure Cancer team at the Researcher of the Year Awards 2023
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