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Students asked to rock the chop for Ponytail Project and cancer

Cancer Council Queensland is calling on students across the state to register for the Ponytail Project this year and rock the chop! The fundraising campaign encourages high school students to chop off their ponytails to raise funds for Queenslanders affected by cancer. The Ponytail Project originated in 2015 at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School after a member…

Thank you for supporting Daffodil Day

Dear Editor, I write to thank locals for their outstanding support of Daffodil Day (August 24). Last week, nearly 700,000 daffodils were sold in support of Queenslanders affected by cancer. All funds raised from the initiative will be reinvested in cancer research looking into better treatment options and early detection methods. It’s our mission to…

Pack your sunscreen and hat for a SunSmart Ekka

Today the gates of Ekka will open in preparation for nearly half a million Queenslanders, thousands of strawberry sundaes, and plenty of rides and entertainment! To help Queenslanders make the most of Ekka and avoid going home a little redder, Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan encouraged show-goers to make sun safety a priority.…

Cancer Council Queensland partners with Bridge to Brisbane as charity partner

Queenslanders are once again being encouraged to lace up and register for Bridge to Brisbane to give hope to Queenslanders affected by cancer! Cancer Council Queensland has been named as an official charity partner of the Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane, giving locals the chance to run with purpose and make a difference with each…

Register for Sunshine Coast walk now to win luxury stay

Walk to beat women’s cancers and you could win! Those who register online for the Sunshine Coast Walk For Women’s Cancers event before August 11 will go in the draw to win a getaway for up to six people at Plantation Resort at Rainbow. Perfectly situated in the main street of Rainbow Beach, across from…

Pens, pins and dinner suit Dougal Bears celebrate 30 years

The countdown is on to the 30th year of Daffodil Day, Cancer Council’s annual signature fundraising event, and Queenslanders are being urged to order limited edition merchandise now. Cancer Council Queensland will celebrate the iconic fundraiser during the entire month of August, with the official Daffodil Day anniversary date falling on Friday August 26. Pens,…