Passionate childhood cancer advocate, and Oatley Lions Club member, Dr Joe Collins AM, has been honoured as a Member of the Order (AM) in the 2020 Australia Day Honours, recognised for significant service to the community through charitable initiatives, exceptional leadership and advocacy in childhood cancer.
In 2010 Dr Collins set up and became the Founding Chairman of the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation (ALCCRF); a volunteer organisation dedicated to helping cure childhood cancers. Since 2010 the Foundation has contributed over $10 million for childhood cancer, funding more than 7 major projects. Joe is a proud member of Oatley Lions Club and has served for many years on various national Lions committees.
For the full story, select the attached Media Release below.