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Fill the seats of your Shitbox, Mystery Box or other favourite vehicle and get ready to cruise!

Cancer Cruise is for everyone. Haven’t had the opportunity to do a rally yet? Can’t commit to a rally but want to raise funds for cancer research? Retired rally veteran still wanting to raise funds? Or simply just itching for a day out with the Rally Family?

The Cruise will be held on December 3rd in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Gather by 9.45am for a 10.30am departure for your Cruise to lunch.

Teams will park up from around 12.30pm. After lunch teams will make their own way home with departures starting from 3.00pm.

If you choose, you can join other Cruisers on the return leg for an optional stop closer to home and continue the fun.

Cancer Cruise is about getting much needed funds to Australia’s best cancer researchers and with an 80% minimum of all funds raised, we will have a direct impact.

  • There is a minimum $250 fundraising target
  • All funds go directly to Cancer Council
  • Maximum of 20% used to cover costs

The registration fee is $45 & is payable when you join the Cruise. This includes your teams place on the Cruise, a Cancer Cruise decal for your vehicle and a Cancer Cruise Cap (including postage).

Additional Cancer Cruise caps are available for purchase if you wish via the Box Rallies Shop.

Catering & drinks will be provided by third party operators and is pay as you go.

The detailed routes for Cancer Cruise will be sent to participants two weeks before the official Cancer Cruise Day.

Here is a brief outline of the routes:

ADELAIDE – Start at Mitcham, Lunch at Bridgewater & final stop in Adelaide
BRISBANE – Start at The Gap, Lunch at Maleny & final stop in Breakfast Creek
MELBOURNE – Start at Yarraville, Lunch at Woodend & final stop in Port Melbourne
PERTH – Start at Fremantle, Lunch at Guildford & final stop in Caversham
SYDNEY – Start at Auburn, Lunch at St Albans & final stop in Dural

Cancer Cruise is run by Box Rallies, who are behind Shitbox Rally and Mystery Box Rally.
Box Rallies is the largest community-based fundraiser nationally for our chosen beneficiary Cancer Council and over the past thirteen years Box Rallies have raised over $39 million for Cancer Research.

We’d love to hear from you.
Phone: 08-8423 1299

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Our Partner

We have been in partnership with Cancer Council since 2009 and they remain our chosen beneficiary.

The relationship is strong and both groups support each other to provide our participants will all the support needed to fundraise for cancer research.

All funds raised go directly to Cancer Council.

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The Cause

Box Rallies Fund Outstanding Cancer Research Projects Nationally

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is the pinnacle for vital funding for groundbreaking cancer research projects, but their budget only goes so far. The cancer researchers who miss out get another chance at funding via Cancer Council grants. The impact of these projects has been felt right across Australia with many of the grants made possible by Box Rallies funding.

For the first time, Box Rallies funds the next highest ranked grants after the NHMRC. This means that Box Rallies will fund some of the most exciting cancer research projects across the country – with the highest potential to significantly impact those affected by cancer.

2021/2022 net Box Rallies funds were allocated to 2023 research grants. This has meant Cancer Council could allocate funds to the 6 highest ranked grants with $2.68m net revenue.





Here are some examples of multi-state research recently funded by Box Rallies:




FY 2021/2022

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research VIC (Assoc Prof Joanna Groom) – $450,000: Immune Therapy – Leveraging stem-like memory T cells for effective anti-cancer mRNA vaccines

Children’s Cancer Institute NSW (Prof Maria Kavallaris) – $445,719: Childhood cancer – Engineering childhood cancer for precision medicine

Flinders University SA (Assoc Prof Luke Selth) – $444,186: Prostate cancer – Harnessing androgen-mediated viral mimicry to improve immunotherapy in prostate cancer

Children’s Cancer Institute NSW (Dr Klaartje Somers) – $450,000: Paediatric cancers – Advancing CAR-T cell therapy for extracranial solid paediatric cancers

Macquarie University NSW (Dr Seong Beom Ahn) – $449,861: Colorectal cancer – Protein Biosignatures for Predicting Recurrence of Stage II Colorectal Cancer

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research NSW (Assoc Prof Marina Pajic) – $450,000: Pancreatic cancer – Selective manipulation of tumour-stroma signalling as a novel precision medicine approach: targeting treatment resistance in pancreatic cancer