About Solaris


Justin Langer


Former Australian cricketer Justin Langer AM is one of Australia’s cricket legends, representing Australia in 105 Test matches.  Justin is currently the coach of the Australian cricket team and was the former coach of the Warriors and Perth Scorchers. Off the field, Justin is known for his humanity, humility and community endeavours.

Justin became involved with the foundation after experiencing the difference that Solaris Cancer Care’s support centres make to those living with cancer during his mum, Joy-Anne’s, six-year battle with ovarian cancer in 2017.

The Hon. Michael Mischin


In October 2013 the Hon. Michael Mischin MLC accepted the role of patron of Solaris Cancer Care in recognition and support of the important work the organisation does in the community.

Of his appointment, Michael says, “I am proud to accept the role of Patron of Solaris Cancer Care. I have been deeply impressed by the organisation’s commitment to providing free support to people and families affected by cancer. I thank Cancer Support WA for all they do for the Western Australian community and I look forward to a long and happy association with them.”

Michael was elected to the Parliament of Western Australia on September 6, 2008, as a Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council representing the North Metropolitan Region and is Deputy Leader in the Legislative Council; Shadow Attorney General; Shadow Minister for Heritage; Culture and the Arts Member for North Metropolitan.