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From BreaCan to Counterpart.

We changed our name but not our service.


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Counterpart: Connecting, Supporting, and Informing

Counterpart’s unique model connects, supports, and informs women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well, whatever that means to them. Trained Peer Support Volunteers with a lived experience of cancer provide understanding and a listening ear, as well as emotional and practical support. Our peer support is supplemented by a range of information resources and well being sessions with qualified health professionals that complement the medical system and other cancer support services. Read more about our services

Counterpart News

30 Oct 2017

Counterpart Year in Review 2016–17

The Counterpart Year in Review 2016–17 was unveiled at the Women’s Health Victoria Annual General Meeting on Monday 30 October 2017.

It celebrates our new name and the essence of our service: connecting, supporting and informing women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well.

Women who have had a diagnosis of breast or a gynaecological cancer contribute to Counterpart in a…

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Social Feeds

We were so happy to hear that Australia voted #yes. This is an important step towards equality for the LGBTQI community.
In particular, to those volunteers and women who have used our service who are in a same-sex relationship or may be in the future: we are celebrating with you.
❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 Posted: 3 days, 12 hours ago

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Counterpart staff and volunteers painted their nails orange in support of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week!

Regular screening is the best protection against cervical cancer but if you are diagnosed remember we are here to support you. You can call 1300 781 500, email or visit our website

Read about the new guidelines for cervical cancer here: or follow Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF) for updates.

#cervicalcancer #AreYouUpToDate Posted: 4 days, 14 hours ago

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