Exhibits, awards and expansion | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
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As the year drew to a close we were very proud to receive a quality improvement award, counted on strong support from the artistic community and looked ahead to expanding our rural and regional services. Here’s where you may have seen us in the news this month.


  • The Guardian Australia showcased some of the stunning photos from the 10th annual This Time It’s Personal exhibition at SUNSTUDIOS. The exhibition brought together 100 of Australia’s top photographers who each donated a personal work, ultimately raising more than $25,000 for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. The Heavy Collective also featured some of the standout photos from the exhibition. It was also featured in the Inner West Courier on Tuesday 4 December.
  • The Australian Jewish News honoured prominent community member Jeremy Spinak by announcing a fellowship in his name. Lifehouse oncologist Dr Judith Lacey was acknowledged for the care she provided during his illness.
  • The Good Men Project celebrated the development of the CancerAid app by Lifehouse oncologists Dr Raghav Murali-Ganesh and Dr Nikhil Pooviah. CancerAid empowers patients and caregivers as it allows them to track their symptoms, emotions and appointments, while keeping them connected to family, friends and the global community.
  • As the final winners were announced at the ACHS Quality Improvement Awards, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Medical Physics Team took home one of three awards in partnership with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
  • The Sunday Telegraph highlighted our plans to expand further into rural and regional NSW, helping patients get cancer treatment closer to home.
  • Henry Woo was interviewed by Channel 10 News about a report on over-diagnosis of prostate and other cancers.
  • Dubbo Photo News wrote a piece on our plans to expand cancer services to Dubbo in the coming months.
  • and Sounds Like Sydney gave a glowing appraisal of our volunteer choirs recent performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria here in the Lifehouse atrium, led by music director Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith.


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