Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 12

Branching Out Newsletter 12

 A Word from…

Matthew Geracitano, General Manager
As most of you will be aware, we are in full audit mode again. We understand it’s a very stressful time of the year for everyone but if we don’t all pull together, then we do not have the risk of losing our charity status.
In fact, since the establishment of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) in December 2012, the ACNC has removed or revoked the registration of more than 13,000 charities from the charity register… Read more


Compared to those in metropolitan areas, rural cancer patients are diagnosed later, are more likely to die and seventeen times more likely to report geographical and financial barriers to care. Distance matters – it creates inequitable access to best treatment options. Can Assist is a registered Charity that provides cancer assistance for country NSW through financial assistance, practical support and raising awareness.