Structure & Mission

Our Structure

RTCC-BNE-Day1-1473-2040268033-OWalking on Sunshine Foundation (ABN 679 577 517 94) (the Foundation) is a charitable trust, registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

The Foundation is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient under s 30BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible.

Walking on Sunshine Limited ACN 603 982 903, the trustee of the Foundation, is a company limited by guarantee, established under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) solely for the purpose of acting as the Foundation’s trustee. As such, Walking on Sunshine Limited does not have shareholders or a share capital. Walking on Sunshine Limited is governed by its Board of Directors, which consists of Tanya Munro, Joanne Walker and Anne Stanton.

Our Mission

The Walking on Sunshine Foundation is carrying out the ‘charitable purpose’ of “advancing health”. But what exactly does this mean?

The Board’s primary role is to ensure that the activities of the Foundation are directed towards achieving its charitable objective and mission, to actively continue the fight against cancer with commitment, dedication and innovation, so that we one day see a world without cancer.

Walking on Sunshine is solely dedicated to providing:

  • RESEARCH funds for cancer research, research scholarships and fellowships;
  • SUPPORT support to people fighting cancer; and
  • EDUCATION actively raising awareness to the public through education.

This year, proceeds from the 2015 Gala Dinner will be donated to the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

The Foundation is looking to optimise its impact through strategic partnership and investment with companies and people who are as passionate about this cause as we are.