Events

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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.…

Who will you Dedicate a Daffodil to?

Cancer Council is calling on all Queenslanders to help fund vital cancer research by dedicating a virtual daffodil to someone they love, ahead of Daffodil Day (August 24). Over the past 20 years, more than 61,000 Australian lives have been saved by improvements in cancer prevention, screening and treatment as a result of cancer research.…

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…

Get active, get inspired with Team CCQ

It’s almost autumn, so if your 2018 health goals have taken a backseat, you may need a catalyst. One of the easiest ways to motivate and push yourself is to take part in an organised event, so that you have a deadline to work towards. Once you register, the countdown to get fit begins. Getting…

16,000 Queenslanders set to walk at Relay For Life in 2018

Around 16,000 Queenslanders are expected to take part in Relay For Life events across the state in 2018, united by the goal of giving hope to locals affected by cancer. Cancer Council Queensland is calling on communities to get behind the charity’s largest annual fundraising event by registering a team. 40 events will be held…

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