Can Assist receives Premier's Award


The fantastic work of the Can Assist organisation has been suitably acknowledged by their being chosen to receive the NSW Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Service Delivery for 2012. 

The Award citation noted Can Assist’s ability to “consistently attract, motivate and retain highly committed volunteers for nearly six decades” and that Can Assist is “deserving of special recognition.” 

Can Assist CEO Richard Appleby said “it is timely recognition of the service which Can Assist supplies to country people in NSW so they are better able to deal with the inequities that rural and regional people face when dealing with a cancer diagnosis.”

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