• Julie McCrossin

  • Julie McCrossin

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Julie McCrossin

Julie McCrossin gets people talking

Julie is renowned across Australia for her warmth, humour, intelligence and commitment to social justice. After 20 years as a broadcaster with ABC Radio, ABC TV and Network 10, she is now a freelance journalist, facilitator, trainer and speaker.

From private workshops with small groups of people to huge public events, Julie has built a reputation for bringing people together, getting them communicating and helping them achieve positive outcomes.

For more information, contact Julie now.

Targeting Cancer


Julie has become an Ambassador for Targeting Cancer. She had oropharyngeal cancer treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy in 2013, and is now back to her usual busy life.

Over 100,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer each year. In 2010, 21,235 cancers were registered in New Zealand. It is estimated that about half of them will benefit from radiation therapy as part of their overall cancer treatment.

Watch this series of videos to follow Julie's treatment journey, from diagnosis and treatment to embracing the future.

Understanding Head and Neck Cancers

FREE ground breaking cancer podcast now available for Southern NSW

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Elise Searson, About Regional, 3 August 2019

A new cancer podcast offering support to residents in South East NSW is now available, the 10 episode series is a deep dive into treatments, hope, life and loss.

John O’Neill was diagnosed with advanced brain cancer in May 2018 and had trouble finding information that openly addressed the crisis he was facing.

“Searching for information in the wake of an advanced cancer diagnosis is a daunting task at the best of times,” John says.

“The facts and figures are out there, but hardly anything discusses the more personal and social issues that linger around the disease.”

Cancer Council NSW hopes to turn that around with this new podcast series – The Thing About Advanced Cancer. Hosted by cancer survivor and broadcaster, Julie McCrossin, the ten episodes feature interviews with both cancer experts and people with a lived experience of advanced cancer and explore the practical as well as the existential issues that people may face.

Julie says there is a focus on the challenges surrounding a diagnosis of advanced cancer.

“Coming from a radio background I know the power of the spoken word and the podcast is a perfect vehicle for this kind of information,” she says.

McCrossin brings her own experience as a survivor of cancer... read more