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FREE tickets to Bernard Fanning in Sydney this Saturday!

We've teamed up with TEG LIVE to offer the chance to see Bernard Fanning + special guests in Sydney this Saturday!

This show is one of over 1,000 COVID-safe performances in live music venues in Greater Sydney and regional NSW in November (Australian the...

Bereaved Parents/Carers group

Canteen will be hosting a bereaved parents/carers group for all those parenting through grief/cancer. It will be a casual space to support each other and share insider knowledge around the themes of grief and loss. There will also be resources and shared...

Ideas to get through your journey in parenting through cancer this holiday season

Ideas to get through your journey in parenting through cancer this holiday season

Open up lines of communication with your family

If they’re old enough to ask the questions, they’re old enough to hear the answer in an age appropriate way. Of course...

Parenting through illness webinar – Wednesday 9 December

Parenting through illness webinar – Wednesday 9 December

Join us at our first free online webinar supported by Metricon in our Parenting through Illness series to learn about how to communicate effectively with your children, how to prepare for and tips...

Special Parent Group: Father's Day

With Father's Day approaching we are acutely aware that for many in our parent community it can bring up a lot of feelings, some challenging and some joyful. We will be holding a special parent group the week leading up to Father's Day specifically on...

Parenting Through Cancer: Virtual Drop in Group

Hey Canteen Connect Parent community!

We will be hosting a virtual drop-in support group through Zoom about all things parenting through cancer in the modern world. You will be able to access the group via a computer, tablet or smart phone.

This group...

Letter from Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Hi all,

We have been asked to share this message from the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Please see below:

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Senator for Western 24 TO...

Side of Stage - tickets to James Morrison to give away! (Show this weekend 22/2/2020)

Hey Canteen parents!

It's exciting to introduce Canteen's Side of Stage initiative to the Connect for Parents community. Side of Stage has been providing Canteen young people the chance to win some amazing experiences at concerts and music events for...

Navigating the Holiday Season

This time of year puts a lot of pressure on us to feel joyful. But what if we are ill or grieving?

Here are a couple of resources that discuss grief and coping during the holiday season:

No Filter Podcast: The Empty Chair At The Christmas Adult “How...

We forgot about us

When we are in the thick of being a parent and carer of someone with cancer, we forget about "ME"!

We run in over drive, just trying to get through to day! I pushed through this burning the candle at both ends and eventually it got the better of...

Food For Thought....

From kimchi to sauerkraut, paleo to vegan, plant based to full fat… So many confusing messages from around the place about what to eat, what our kids should eat and the impact on us all. And that’s not even considering the messages we get about food with...

How Counselling Support Can Help

Coping with a cancer diagnosis, treatment and its impacts on your life and your family is rarely easy. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed or stressed at least some times during your cancer journey. Sometimes, no matter how supportive your partner, family to...