Complementary therapies day

Join us on 18 May — full program available.


From BreaCan to Counterpart.

We changed our name but not our service.


What is Peer Support?

How peer support can help.

Circle of women

Looking for Support?

Request a call from one of our Peer Support Volunteers.

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 Jan 2018

Open evening for health professionals

Counterpart is inviting health professionals to visit our new Resource Centre and find out how our community-based service complements their care. Hear first-hand how peer support can help women cope with cancer — at diagnosis, during treatment and beyond.
Open evening for health professionals
Tuesday 27 February 2018
Counterpart Resource Centre
Level 5, Queen Victoria Women’s…

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This survey showed that over a quarter of cancer patients paid over $10,000 in out of pocket costs. Posted: 5 days, 20 hours ago

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Here is an episode of the The "Sally-Anne" Show on breast cancer, including a BreaCan (now Counterpart) volunteer. Posted: 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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