Create a lasting legacy

Make a genuine contribution to cancer research & have a ball doing it!

Creating a lasting legacy by contributing to and naming a Research Award that will enable the vital research helping to improve cancer outcomes.

Ian and RosieThe award can carry your name, your organisation’s name or be named in honour of someone you care deeply about, while helping Australia’s brightest minds make breakthroughs in research that are critical to improving the prevention and treatment of all cancers.

Rosie James is fondly remembered at her memorial service. Just a few months before her passing, she was honoured by a friend with the naming of The Rosie James Research Award, which has since been awarded to researchers focusing on breast cancer. As a former nurse, Rosie was thrilled at the thought of research being carried out in her name.

Learn how you can ‘Create a Lasting Legacy’ too. Download our sponsorship guide now.

 Name a Research Award – $20,000*

Naming rights to Cancer Council Victoria approved cancer research award
Use of Cancer Council Victoria logo in line with guidelines
VIP table at the event
One full page message in 2016 programme
Invitations to Tuxedo Junction Chairman’s Welcome
Invitations to selected Cancer Council Victoria and Tuxedo Junction events during the year
Story featured on Tuxedo Junction event website

For enquiries please call Michael O’Dea on 0416 620 798 or click here to express interest.

*Tax Receipt issued by Cancer Council Victoria – guidelines apply

“The generosity shown at this event helps our researchers discover the next generation of breakthroughs in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer.”Todd Harper, CEO, Cancer Council Victoria

Here are some of the fantastic stories of how previous ‘Create a Lasting Legacy’ awards have used this powerful vehicle to honour their loved ones and fund cancer research:


Keeping the Hope of a Cure Alive: The Roma Caneva Cancer Research Project

Keeping the Hope of a Cure Alive: The Roma Caneva Cancer Research Project In 1977, when 50-year-old wife and mother of three Roma Caneva was diagnosed with bowel cancer, the prognosis was not good. After a complicated operation that saw her bowel completely removed, she was too unwell even to start any cancer therapies. In […]


Your cancer research contributions at work: Quiet Courage

Your cancer research contributions at work: Quiet Courage This moving video was put together by Helen Simondson for her mother who was being treated for Lymphoma. Research Through funding provided by Cancer Council Victoria, raised by Research Awards at events like Tuxedo Junction, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre was able to support a research team […]

Family Supports Forgotten Cancers

Margaret ‘Mavis’ O’Dea Research Award 2015

The Margaret ‘Mavis’ O’Dea Research Award 2015 Family shows support for forgotten cancers. Many of us have never heard of NET cancer, but for the O’Dea family it is all too familiar. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is the umbrella term for a group of unusual cancers which develop from cells in the diffuse endocrine system, which […]


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