Parkes Shire cancer patients benefit from partnership

Parkes Shire cancer patients will benefit from the new partnership between and Can Assist Parkes.

Patients in the shire have to travel 100km to Orange, 120km to Dubbo, or 350kms to Sydney for treatment. Most patients use their own car or their family to take them, as it gives a sense of control at a time when they often feel out of control.

Can Assist is there to help with bills and any other tasks that people might need done. It can be a very expensive time and every little bit helps to take some of the pressure off. has provided funding to Can Assist to help keep local cancer patients’ cars on the road when they need them most.

For more, see Vital partnership between Can Assist and helping Parkes Shire cancer patients. Condobolin Argus April 2021