Funding extension for C4

05 September 2022

As part of the Australian Government’s 2022 Centre for Research Excellence scheme, the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cervical Cancer Control, C4, has been re-funded, receiving $2.5 million from the NHMRC to continue our work towards eliminating cervical cancer. The Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer is a core partner of the C4, with Professor Marion Saville and Professor Julia Brotherton serving as Chief Investigators for the development of collaborative research throughout the C4. Other core partners include The Daffodil Centre, The University of Melbourne, The Kirby Institute and Australian National University.


Communication to Healthcare Practitioners: Cervical Screening Intermediate Risk Pathway

17 November 2021

Important changes to the clinical management of participants at Intermediate Risk in the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) came into effect on 1 February 2021. The NCSP Program Management Committee together with a clinical reference group have developed a set of communication materials including a letter from the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, and frequently asked question (FAQs) on these changes to the intermediate risk pathway.


Media Release: Launch of the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer

07 November 2021

Today, the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer was launched in Melbourne. Formerly VCS Foundation Ltd, the leading cervical cancer prevention body in Australia changed its name to reflect the organisation’s primary purpose and to achieve the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem in our region.


Public Pathology Campaign

28 May 2021

As a proud member of Public Pathology Australia, VCS Foundation Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of a national campaign to raise awareness about the contribution that public pathology makes to the public health system and to the everyday lives of Australians across our diverse community.


Cervical Screening for Young Women & People with a Cervix

01 April 2021

Cancer Council Victoria has released a new ‘At Your Cervix’ campaign encouraging young Victorians to prioritise cervical screening as an act of self-care. With less than half of eligible Victorian women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 34 taking part in the National Cervical Screening Program, this campaign is an urgent call for young Victorians to prioritise their health by booking their Cervical Screening Test.


Australia can continue to pave the way for cervical cancer elimination

17 November 2020

On 17 November, following the close of the 73rd World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization officially launched the Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer. The adoption of the strategy was co-led by Australia, who has a history of global leadership in cervical cancer prevention programs, technology and research.


Australia leads on elimination of global cervical cancer

18 August 2020

Australia has led the way by sponsoring a resolution at the most recent World Health Assembly calling for World Health Organization (WHO) Member States to adopt the WHO Global Strategy: Accelerating the Elimination of Cervical Cancer as a Public Health Problem.