Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Professional Training Programs

Queensland-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professional travel grants.

Caring for Our Community – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Course

In 2018 Cancer Council Queensland will be providing courses for Queensland based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the health field. Courses were held in Rockhampton, Napranum, Bundaberg and Townsville in 2017, Toowoomba and Cairns in February, Brisbane and Springfield in March 2018.

These two-day courses will include information on cancer and cancer treatment, the prevention, screening and early detection of cancer, and end of life care. Financial assistance (bursaries) of up to $700 will be available to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the health field to attend.

Courses open for registration are:

  • Mt Isa, May 14-15, 2018

Please speak with your regional Cancer Support Coordinator, email us on communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au or call 07 3634 5188 if you have any questions.

To register your interest in attending future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander courses, please register your interest below or email communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au with your name, contact details, organisation and location. When course details are released we will contact you with further information.

Caring for Our Community - Mt Isa

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Registration closes Monday May 7, 2018

To apply for the Caring for Our Community course in Mt Isa on May 14-15 please complete the application form and send to Cancer Council Queensland via the Register Now button or  email communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au. Bursary information is included in the Application Form.

Mt Isa Flyer 14-15 May 2018

Mt Isa Application Package 14-15 May 2018


To register your interest in attending Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Training, please email communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au

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