Your Voice

Become a Lung Health Advocate

Lung Foundation Australia is currently recruiting people living with a lung cancer and health professionals to be Lung Health Advocates.

In this role, you will be upskilled to engage with Members of Parliament and policy makers. You will learn how to tackle tough conversations around government investment in lung cancer to improve health outcomes.

What will you be involved in?

During this two-year project, activities may include:

  • Participating in an Advocacy Training Workshop during September 2019,
  • Meeting with your local Member of Parliament and Senators to share your story,
  • Delivering key messages to ask for a ‘Fair Go for Lung Cancer’.

Trained Lung Health Advocates will be supported by Lung Foundation Australia at all times and provided with a toolkit of resources to assist in these advocacy activities.

Becoming a Lung Health Advocate can be hugely rewarding and contribute to real change in the lung health space. We encourage you to read the full position description below to better understand expectations of this role. ​Round one of recruitment has now closed. Round two will reopen in March 2020.