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Mount Nelson Primary School

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Mount Nelson, TAS 7007

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Let's Go Quackers!

For as little as $10, you can support a great local charity and help Tasmanians living with melanoma. This annual fundraiser is run by Melanoma Tasmania to aid its important work supporting Tasmanians with melanoma and their families and raising awareness about melanoma in our State.

How does Go Quackers work?

Every duck wins a prize! . If you can't make it, we'll arrange prize collection in the greater Hobart area after the event. Buy as many tickets as you like! On the day we will have a sausage sizzle, tea, coffee and soft drinks by gold coin donation Note: Each ticket corresponds to one duck and there are no sales on the day so be sure to pre-purchase your tickets here.

Last year's awesome prizes included:

  • voucher from Pennicott Wilderness Journeys - 3-hour Wilderness Cruise with either Bruny Island Cruises or Tasman Island Cruises (valued at $270 and valid for 12 months)
  • accommodation vouchers in 3 great locations: Burnie, Launceston and Coles Bay
  • massages, movie tickets, car servicing (worth $200), gym memberships, family tickets to Moonah Bowl, Tas Laser Skirmish, Putters Adventure Golf and the 7D Cinema
  • for lovers of food and wine: Puddleduck Vineyard cheese and wine platter; Wicked Cheese; vouchers for restaurants, bakeries, butchers, pizza, coffee; wine, beer and cider; and chocolate!

And this year there's much more!

All monies stay in Tasmania to support those living with melanoma and to raise awareness of this common disease.

FAQs

What is melanoma?

Melanoma is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye. Melanoma can be treated successfully if it is caught early, but if it spreads to other parts of the body (known as metastatic melanoma) the prognosis or outcome is poor. This is why prevention and early detection are so important.

Why is it a problem in Tasmania?

  • there is a 1 in 18 lifetime risk of developing melanoma (breast cancer is 1 in 8)
  • melanoma is the third most common cancer in Tasmanian women and the fourth most common in Tasmanian men (Tasmanian Cancer Registry)
  • in Tasmania, we lose on average 30-50 people a year to melanoma (Tasmanian Cancer Registry)
  • melanoma is projected to become the third most common cancer in Australians by the year 2020, replacing lung cancer (AIHW incidence projections).
  • For more information, please visit Melanoma Tasmania.

Who is Melanoma Tasmania?

Melanoma Tasmania is a registered nof-for-profit run by volunteer committed Tasmanians who are passionate about reducing and preventing the incidence of melanoma in Tasmania.

Where can I contact the Go Quackers organiser with any questions?

Call Wendy on 0432 810 542 or email quackers@melanomatas.org.au

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, as long as you purchase your ticket before the day of the event.

Do I have to attend on the day?

You don't have to attend on the day. We will scoop out your ducks and arrange for collection of prizes in the greater Hobart area.

Why does Melanoma Tasmania need my email/phone details?

Melanoma Tasmania uses your email/phone details in order to contact you about collecting your prizes if you are not available to attend the event. We will also use them to contact you about our Go Quackers event next year. We do not provide details to any third parties.

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