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BCNA celebrates its 20th anniversary at Government House, Victoria

BCNA News 06 Apr 2018

BCNA celebrates its 20th anniversary at Government House, Victoria

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) has been recognised for two decades of supporting and advocating for Australians with breast cancer with an official function at Government House, Victoria.

On April 5, Governor of Victoria the Honourable Linda Dessau hosted a reception to acknowledge the network that was founded by breast cancer survivor Lyn Swinburne AM in 1998 and now has more than 120,000 members.

Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy and Olympic legend, breast cancer survivor and BCNA ambassador Raelene Boyle AM MBE were among the 120 dignitaries who attended the event, along with founder Lyn Swinburne AM, the BCNA board, CEO, supporters and volunteers who have been instrumental in the network’s growth.

The Government House function marks the beginning of BCNA’s 20th anniversary celebrations. For more information on upcoming BCNA celebrations and events including the Pink Lady Luncheons, Plan B Conference and Field of Women, visit BCNA’s website.