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BreastScreen Victoria with Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative

May 13 - May 17

Free

Get your breasts checked with BreastScreen Victoria and Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative

Get your breasts checked and protect yourself against breast cancer. Put your health centre stage by getting a free breast screen every two years from age 50. Regular breast screens are the best way to find breast cancer early and when treatment is most likely to be successful.

The BreastScreen mobile screening van will be visiting Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative on Monday 13 May and Friday 17 May. Your free breast screen will be done in a culturally safe environment with a female radiographer and will only take 10 minutes.

For more information contact Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative on 0421 719 805.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women will receive a FREE beautiful shawl (below) to use during the screening that they can keep afterwards.

The artwork on this beautiful shawl was designed by the talented Gunai Kurnai artist, Amanda Morgan.

The Women in the circles are the ones who have Breast cancer, the stars in the circles with them represent the loved ones & their Ancestors who have also been affected, &who also have gone before Us. The women Sitting Around the circles are the ones who are coming in to Support & Get their breast checked too. The footprints Represent all women coming together get checked as well.

Details

Start:
May 13
End:
May 17
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative
37-53 Dalmahoy Street
Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875 Australia
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