Ricky Onsman

Lynn Thorne

Let’s Recognise the Gap in Accessing Radiation Therapy this National Reconciliation Week

Targeting Cancer, May 2022 We are delighted to launch a video during the National Reconciliation Week 2022 (27 May – 3 June). This video presents our Targeting Cancer Campaign Ambassador Julie McCrossin AM in conversation with Lynn Thorne, an Aboriginal Cancer Health Practitioner in Adelaide to help you understand the issues and inequality in accessing …

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Life Matters

Life Matters Turns 30!

This week Life Matters on ABC Radio National is celebrating their 30th Birthday. The program is celebrating by asking former presenters to share memorable moments from their time on the show. This is Julie’s birthday message to celebrate her time on-air from 2000 to 2005, initially co-hosting with Geraldine Doogue for three years and then …

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Julie McCrossin in her SCEGGS days

An Open Letter to the SCEGGS Darlinghurst Community – Speaking Out Against the Religious Discrimination Bill!

Who we are We are a group of SCEGGS Alumni who are opposed to the Religious Discrimination Bill that is currently being discussed in the Australian Parliament. We believe it is important for community members to speak out against this divisive and discriminatory Bill. We are proud to be graduates of a school that welcomes …

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A Wound In My Heart

The recent publicity about a Queensland school’s enrolment contract sent to parents reopened a deep personal wound in my heart. As reported in the media, the school asked parents to sign a statement that states “homosexual acts” are immoral, listing them along with bestiality, incest and paedophilia as “offensive to God”. As I write, I …

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Wolper Jewish Hospital Community Forum: “Building resilience in our teens during a pandemic.” 1 September 2021

This September 2021 Community Zoom Forum attracted nearly 400 registrations. The focus was on offering practical strategies for the parents and grandparents of adolescents and teens who are dealing with anxiety, instability and uncertainty. The highlight of the event was Julie’s live interviews with three students from three high school students, Ruby, Tobey and Mushka from years 10, …

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