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 2017 and 2018 Cancer Council Queensland will be providing courses for Queensland based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the health field.

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. Bursaries of up to $700 will be available to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the health field to attend.

Courses will be held throughout Queensland between September 2017 and early 2018. To register your interest in attending a future course, please register your interest below or by emailing communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au with your name, contact details, organisation and location. When course details are released we will contact you with further information.

Courses open for registration are:

  • Napranum (North Queensland) – October 10-11, 2017
  • Bundaberg – October 24-25, 2017
  • Townsville – November 21-22, 2017

Early in 2018 courses will be held in:

  • Cairns
  • Darling Downs
  • Greater Brisbane
  • Mt Isa

Please speak with your regional Community Support Coordinator or contact communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au or 07 3634 5188 if you have any questions.

Caring for Our Community - Napranum (North Queensland)

Register Now
Registration closes October 6, 2017

To apply for the Caring for Our Community course in Napranum on the October 10-11 please complete the Application Form and send to Cancer Council Queensland via the Register Now button or by emailing communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au. Bursary information is included in the Application Form.

Napranum Flyer   |   Napranum Application Package


Caring for Our Community - Bundaberg

Register Now
Registration closes October 19, 2017

To apply for the Caring for Our Community course in Bundaberg on October 24-25 please complete the Application Form and send to Cancer Council Queensland via the Register Now button or by emailing communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au. Bursary information is included in the Application Form.

Bundaberg Flyer  I   Caring for Our Community Bundaberg Application Package


Caring for Our Community - Townsville

Register Now
Registration closes November 16, 2017

To apply for the Caring for Our Community course in Townsville on October 21-22 please complete the Application Form and send to Cancer Council Queensland via the Register Now button or by emailing communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au. Bursary information is included in the Application Form.

Townsville Flyer  I  Caring for Our Community Townsville Application Package


Register Interest Now

Please register for your interest in attending the 2018 courses by clicking on the Register Interest Now or by emailing communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au.

Caring for Our Community Register Your Interest Flyer