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Organisational structure


The Cancer Australia team is led by Chief Executive Officer, Professor Dorothy Keefe PSM, and provides in-house expertise and capacity across a number of areas to support its role and functions. 

Cancer Australia’s functions are logically grouped to support our leadership role and maximise the delivery of our varied and comprehensive programs and activities.

The organisation’s functions are as follows:

Knowledge Management

includes research, the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme, clinical trials support, data and monitoring and evidence review

Service Development and Clinical Practice

includes CanNET, health professional education, evidence-based guidance materials, models of care and consumer programs<

Cancer Care

includes breast, gynaecological  cancers; and Indigenous and rural

Health Promotion and Communication

includes health promotion, website, e-communications, corporate communications, media, production coordination

Corporate Affairs

includes human resources, contracts, partnerships, IT, clearinghouse

Policy, Strategy and Public Reporting

Finance and Compliance