Community events

Cancer Council Queensland Events

Cancer Council Queensland offers a range of support and information events throughout the year, in locations across the state.

You can search the schedule below to find events in your area.

If would like further information about the events listed phone Cancer Council 13 11 20.

Community Activities

Community activity programs Connect with others impacted by cancer through the community activity programs Around 27,000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with cancer each year, and of those diagnosed, 66 per cent will survive for five or more years. As people diagnosed with cancer are living longer, the need to address quality of life, psychosocial, and survivorship…

Information Sessions

Cancer Council Queensland offers a range of information sessions throughout the year, in locations across the state. These sessions are conducted in a supported group environment for people affected by cancer, their carers, partners, friends and families. Presentations from experienced health professionals cover general information on cancer, treatment options available, survivorship, healthy living, coping tools…

Relaxation Workshops

Learning to Relax workshops The diagnosis and treatment of cancer is demanding not only on those diagnosed, but also for their family and friends. Routines are interrupted, and people often say they feel like they are on a roller coaster ride of appointments, tests and treatment schedules. Finding strategies which can help with relaxation and that do not require a lot of…

Mindfulness Programs

The Cancer Counselling Service provides a range of emotional support options, including our mindfulness programs. These programs are run by psychologists and nurse counsellors who are highly trained in the delivery of mindfulness based cognitive therapy.

Create a healthy event

Cancer Council Queensland is committed to event support in our community. Learn how we can support your event or function.

Cancer Council Queensland is committed to supporting our community. At least one third of cancer cases are preventable through healthy lifestyles, so hosting a healthy event can help reduce cancer risk in your community. Here are some ideas on how to make your event a healthy one. Start by using our healthy events checklist, healthy fundraising…