McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer

Outline of the organisation

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer is a joint initiative of Cancer Council Victoria and the Union for International Cancer Control. Its mission is to contribute to the effective use of the law for cancer prevention, treatment, supportive care and research.

The McCabe Centre collaborates with other non-governmental organisations, law schools and legal practitioners, and works, as appropriate, with governments and intergovernmental organisations.

The McCabe Centre's current areas of focus are the key cancer prevention areas of tobacco and alcohol control and obesity prevention, access to medicines, cancer treatment and supportive care and cancer research. Its work spans diverse areas of domestic and international law including health law, consumer protection law, constitutional law, trade law, investment law, intellectual property law, drug control law and human rights law.

Positions available

Volunteer and paid positions are advertised on the Cancer Council Victoria careers webpage.

Application process

If applying for a role advertised on the Cancer Council Victoria careers webpage:

  • Download the Key Selection Criteria template for the role (as advertised) and make a statement that demonstrates how your skills and experience relate to each criterion.
  • Prepare a CV (Word or PDF format only and 1mb limit).
  • Submit your application to with your completed Key Selection Criteria document and CV attached. Include the position reference number in your email.

General expressions of interest are not accepted or reviewed by the organisation.