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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Browse our commonly asked questions.
If you still have a question, please reach out to the BCRC-WA team.

About Us

Absolutely! We were established in 2008 and are registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC). BCRC-WA are also registered on the Australian Business Register with charity tax concession status (CTC) and deductible gift recipient status (DGR).

We are a not-for-profit, registered charitable organisation where donations go directly to our world-class research, support and education programs and the provision of services benefiting our patients and their families.

Yes, we provide services to our patients under our care at the Perth Breast Cancer Institute.

Yes, we have a strong working relationship with Perth Radiological Clinic and Genesis Care, both located downstairs at Hollywood Consulting Centre. We also work with Allied Health and Ramsay Health Plus.

Yes, we are passionate about education! We hold public events for General Practitioners and the greater community every year. For more information, visit our education page.

Donations

You can donate on our website using the donate button and your credit card or PayPal account. You can also present in person at our office, Hollywood Consulting Centre, Suite 407, Level 4, 91 Monash Avenue, Nedlands 6009. You can also donate by direct deposit to Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA (NAB) BSB: 086-006 Acct No: 737986097

Yes, this can be selected as an option on our website donate page. Make a monthly donation by specifying the amount to be deducted from your credit card or PayPal account. We will process deductions on or after the 11th day every month.

You can cancel your monthly donation at any time. Just give us a call on 08 6500 5501 or email our team at [email protected]

All donations made on our website will receive an automatically generated tax-deductible receipt. If you have not received yours, please check your junk mail. If you cannot locate your receipt, please call us on 08 6500 5501 or email our team at [email protected].

It is easy to leave a gift in your Will to support the work of BCRC-WA for future years. We encourage you to seek legal advice to ensure that your Will is valid and will achieve everything you wish. We suggest that you seek advice from a lawyer who specialises in Wills and Estates if you do not already have a legal adviser. First, it is important to consider your family and special friends and inform them if you decide to leave a gift (bequest) to the BCRC-WA. Our Gifts in Wills adviser, Ann Chan, will be only too happy to help and can be contacted on (08) 6500 5501 or [email protected]

No, we do not solicit donations at public venues or via phone or door knock appeals. If you have donated these methods, this would have been to a different charity unrelated to our organisation.

Fundraising

Fundraising can be a great way to get your community involved in raising awareness for breast cancer research. You can support BCRC-WA’s life-changing work by holding your fundraiser or charity event. Get Started.

Facebook fundraising is a valuable and easy way to connect with your network on social media. BCRC-WA accept donations received through Facebook via the PayPal Giving Fund Australia. Receipts are issued by PayPal Giving Fund Australia because they are collecting and distributing these donations. The deposited total funds come into our PayPal account occur no fees. Facebook does not supply Charities with your contact details, so we have no way of thanking you for your generous donation. Let us know if you have created a Facebook fundraiser.

Partnerships and Community

Yes, we have produced high-quality information pamphlets on breast health that are available. For more information on how to access our resources, please email [email protected]

Often! We have worked on projects that benefit patients, for example, Look Good Feel Better and CANTEEN.

Professor Arlene Chan AM would love to come and talk at the events held for BCRC-WA; however, this is not possible as she is running a busy clinic treating her patients. Our CEO, along with other staff, may be available to attend and talk at some events. If you would like more information, please get in touch with us on 08 6500 5501 or email our team at [email protected]

We currently do not have merchandise for sale. However, we have promotional items that we can provide if you are organising a fundraiser. Call on 08 6500 5501 or email our team at [email protected].

We take great care and actively monitor our social media content. However, if you believe that any content (comments or engagement) may be inappropriate, please call us on 08 6500 5501.

Yes, with permission. We take great pride in our branding and ask that you request permission from our media department at [email protected]