Southern Highlands BRANCH

South West Sydney Region

Assisting our community, locally…

ABOUT US

Can Assist Southern Highlands was formed in 1960 . Celebrating its 60th Birthday in 2020, the branch has in excess of 110 members. The branch financially supports individuals and families in our community who are experiencing hardship as a result of their cancer treatment, palliation or end of life care.

Areas Serviced: Alpine, Avoca, Avon Dam, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Balmoral Village, Bangadilly, Barrallier, Barren Grounds, Belanglo, Berrima, Bong Bong, Boronga, Bowral, Box Hill, Braemar, Bullio, Bundanoon, Burradoo, Burrawang, Buxton (crosses Wollondilly Council), Calwalla, Canyonleigh, Colo Vale, East Bowral, East Kangaloon, Elmwood, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Glencoe, Glenquarry, High Range, Hill Top, Hoddles Cross Roads, Jellore, Joadja, Kangaloon, Kelston, Lake Avon (crosses Wollongong Council), Lower Mittagong, Manchester Square, Mandemar, Medway, Meryla, Milton Park, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Mount Lindsey, Mount Murray, Myra Vale, Nepean Dam, New Berrima, Paddys River, Penrose, Pheasant Ground, Robertson, Rosedale, Sutton Forest, Wanganderry, Wattle Ridge, Welby, Werai, Wildes Meadow, Willow Vale, Wingecarribee, Wingello, Wollondilly, Woodlands, Yarrunga, Yerrinbool

Financial Assistance

We understand that families struggle to cope with a reduced income as a result of a cancer diagnosis and that they face increased expenses from travel, accommodation and medical costs.

Our Supporters

Our Branch would not exist without our members, volunteers and community supporters. We thank the contribution of our supporters.

  • Corporate partners
    Arthead Moss Vale, Choices Flooring Pty Ltd, Spirit Sports + Events, Southern Highlands Hospice Inc., Southern Highlands Foundation, greenslips.com.au
  • Social groups
    Southern Highlands Quilters Guild, Southern Highlands Singers, Moss Vale Ladies Golf Club, Mittagong Golf Club, Bowral Senior Citizens, Bowral Women’s Bowling Club, Highlands Golf Club, Southern Highlands Bridge Club, Oxley College P & F, The Makatacks

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You can see Joanna's beautiful botanical work and others but do not miss out! Today is it - the very last day!

National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.

#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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You can see Joannas beautiful botanical work and others but do not miss out! Today is it - the very last day!
National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.
#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperienceImage attachment

The very last weekend!

This spectacular bromeliad, Billbergia vittata, is by Tina Spira.

See it and more at our CanAssist Botanical Art Exhibition - Do Not miss out!

National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.

#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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The very last weekend!
This spectacular bromeliad, Billbergia vittata, is by Tina Spira.
See it and more at our CanAssist Botanical Art Exhibition - Do Not miss out!
National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.
#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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“Life surprises you if you follow your dreams;
And leads you to your true calling.”

Shipra is now a well-recognized watercolour and botanical artist, tutor and illustrator.

Watercolour and Botanical art is her spirit’s true passion.

Do Not miss out! This is the last weekend!

National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.

#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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“Life surprises you if you follow your dreams;
And leads you to your true calling.”
Shipra is now a well-recognized watercolour and botanical artist, tutor and illustrator.
Watercolour and Botanical art is her spirit’s true passion.
Do Not miss out! This is the last weekend!
National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.
#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience

Nilavan Adams was born in Bangkok, Thailand, and came to Australia in 1974. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Canberra and worked in the Public Service between 1978 and 2001. Nilavan then studied botanical art from so many well-known botanical artists and started to exhibit in 2006. Her work is represented in public and private collections in Australia and overseas.

You can see Nilavan's beautiful botanical work and others for one more week!

Do Not miss out!

National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.

@BotanicalArtSocietyAustralia

#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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Nilavan Adams was born in Bangkok, Thailand, and came to Australia in 1974. She graduated with a bachelors degree from the University of Canberra and worked in the Public Service between 1978 and 2001. Nilavan then studied botanical art from so many well-known botanical artists and started to exhibit in 2006. Her work is represented in public and private collections in Australia and overseas. 
You can see Nilavans beautiful botanical work and others for one more week!
Do Not miss out!
National Trust Retford Park, White Cottage
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.
@BotanicalArtSocietyAustralia
#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience

Timeline photos👉 Please SHARE our posts, you never know who might currently be in need of some support on their cancer journey and just might see it.

Can Assist is committed to ensuring that all people, regardless of where they live in country NSW, have equitable access to cancer treatment and care.

Our volunteer network ensures that country people are given the same opportunities and treatment choices as those who live in city centres.
www.canassist.org.au

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The perfect day to enjoy the gardens and art!

Do not miss out on the beautiful Botanical Exhibition!

Perfect day to wander the beautiful gardens at Retford Park, in the beautiful Southern Highlands In the White Cottage
Open today 10-4pm

Gold going donation with all funds raised staying to support Southern Highlanders battening cancer.

#canassistsouthernhighlands #botanicalart #basa #supportlocal #southernhighlandsartists #retfordpark #weekendtime #thingstodo
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The perfect day to enjoy the gardens and art!
Do not miss out on the beautiful Botanical Exhibition! 
Perfect day to wander the beautiful gardens at Retford Park, in the beautiful Southern Highlands In the White Cottage
Open today 10-4pm 
Gold going donation with all funds raised staying to support Southern Highlanders battening cancer. 
#canassistsouthernhighlands #botanicalart #basa #supportlocal #southernhighlandsartists #retfordpark #weekendtime #thingstodoImage attachmentImage attachment
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Local Resources & Information

Support Services

  • Southern Highlands Cancer Centre:  02 4862 9400 
  • Rare Cancers Australia: 1800 257 600 
  • Southern Highlands Community Transport:  02 4872 3722 
  • Transport to Treatment – T2T: NSW Cancer Council: 13 11 20 
  • Bowral Community Nursing & Palliative Care services: 4861 8000 

CONTACT US

Southern Highlands

PO Box 693
Bowral, NSW 2576
Phone: 0474 647 506
Email: southernhighlands@canassist.org.au

Areas Serviced: Alpine, Avoca, Avon Dam, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Balmoral Village, Bangadilly, Barrallier, Barren Grounds, Belanglo, Berrima, Bong Bong, Boronga, Bowral, Box Hill, Braemar, Bullio, Bundanoon, Burradoo, Burrawang, Buxton (crosses Wollondilly Council), Calwalla, Canyonleigh, Colo Vale, East Bowral, East Kangaloon, Elmwood, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Glencoe, Glenquarry, High Range, Hill Top, Hoddles Cross Roads, Jellore, Joadja, Kangaloon, Kelston, Lake Avon (crosses Wollongong Council), Lower Mittagong, Manchester Square, Mandemar, Medway, Meryla, Milton Park, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Mount Lindsey, Mount Murray, Myra Vale, Nepean Dam, New Berrima, Paddys River, Penrose, Pheasant Ground, Robertson, Rosedale, Sutton Forest, Wanganderry, Wattle Ridge, Welby, Werai, Wildes Meadow, Willow Vale, Wingecarribee, Wingello, Wollondilly, Woodlands, Yarrunga, Yerrinbool