Lymphoedema Support Clinics


  • Clinics are held some Fridays at the Ribbonwood Centre, 93 Princes Hwy Dapto. 2530. Appointments 9.30 to 12.30. For appointment or information ring Jenny 0423 135 342 or 4256 5019
  • June Clinic Dates
  • Friday 2 June, Friday 16 June and Friday 30 June 2017

Staff/Volunteer Flu Vaccinations  

 No appointment required for the flu vaccination. You cannot have the vaccination if you are currently suffering from the flu.

For all vaccinations volunteers can attend the Respiratory Medicine Department, Ground Floor, Block C, Wollongong Hospital between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm Mondays to Fridays.

Please Note:  Mandatory Vaccinations for all Cancer Carers working with patients in the Cancer Care Centre; Ward C7 or Drive patients.  These have to be updated by Tuesday, 14 March.

Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis; Hepatitis B; Measles; Mumps; Rubella; Chicken Pox; TB Screening:

 Patient Driving

New drivers for our roster are always welcome.  If you wish to participate in this worthwhile assistance to patients ring: Jill Wilson (Transport Coordinator) 4229 9419

or Margaret Gobert 4297 6710

Open Meeting -AGM

All Open Meetings to be held at 10 am; Figgy Bowlo,  120 The Avenue, Figtree (plenty of parking available).  Doors open at 10 am.

  • Monday 17 July, 2017 at 10 am
  • Monday 16 October (AGM), 2017 at 10 am

Bus Trips

Bus trips being arranged.  To find details ring one of the numbers below:
Bus pick-up areas:
Footpath outside Cancer Care Centre Car Park and Ribbonwood, Dapto

For Bus Hire information:
Call Peter Brown 4274 1859

 Banquet at the Beach

at The City Beach Function Centre,

1 Marine Drive

Our Annual Major Fundraiser.
“Banquet at the Beach” luncheon and Auction
Date for 2017 Sunday, 30 July 11 am.  Theme:  “Christmas in July”  A 5-course luncheon and musical entertainment by Glenn Whitehall.Still looking for balloon prizes worth $40 or more and would dearly love some special items to auction that are worth over $1,000Tickets $110 from Craig Conway 0418 303 999

Sewing Days

Dapto Showgrounds – from 9.30 am to 3 pm

Please bring your own lunch and something for morning tea

  • Friday      2 June
  • Friday       9 June
  • Friday     16 June
  • Friday     23 June
  • Friday    30 June (Stall)

Craft Stall 

Stocklands Corrimal – Thursday 1 June.

Warrawong Plaza – Thursday 15June.

Port Kembla Golf Club – Tuesday 20 June.  (ICC)  Help always appreciated to set up and take down periods.

Membership Fees

Membership fees were due on 1 July 2016.
The fee is $25 which covers you for 3 years from
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019.  Please send your money to:
Mr D Berry, Treasurer, Illawarra Cancer Carers Inc PO Box 1659, Wollongong  2500

Cancer Survivors Survey

Eva Battaglini from UNSW requested us to publicise the cancer survivors survey to our members.

This survey will assist in providing understanding on impacts and side effects of chemotherapy on lives of cancer survivors.

To take part in the survey go to:


Market Stalls Wollongong



Second Wednesday of each second month.   Hospital Market Stall dates for 2017:

  • Wednesday 14 June
  • Wednesday   9 August
  • Wednesday 11 October
  • Wednesday 13 December

Level 2 – Reception, Cancer Care Centre Hospital – Loftus Street Entrance

Goods for hospital stall should be dropped at the Cancer Care Centre by the Tuesday prior to the Market Stall at the latest.

Anyone with items for our Market Stalls ring
Lynne Henson 4284 7399 or bring to Level 2, at the
Cancer Care Centre at least the day prior to the Stall.
Any  Cooking for the stall please bring to Level 2, Cancer Care Centre on the morning of the stall



Shellharbour/Wollongong – Dates to be advised
Contact:  Alan Maidman 4261 6381

Late Bloomers

Wollongong Golf Club.  Current and ex members
welcome:  Meet at 11.30 am – no booking required. Just turn up.

  • Monday   5 June
  • Monday  11 September
  • Monday    4 December

To Prevent Flu this Winter

  • Cover your face to cough or sneeze
  • Throw away used tissues right away
  • Clean your hands thoroughly and often
  • Stay home until you are well

Mothers’ Day Gift Wrapping

A big Thank You to all the generous volunteers who gave their time and talents to help on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May in preparation for Mothers’ Day.