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Make World No Tobacco Day your quit date

Cancer Council Queensland are urging those who smoke to set tomorrow, World No Tobacco Day (May 31), as their quit date! Around 11 per cent of the Queensland population smoke daily. That’s 430,000 people putting their lung health at risk.*  Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan urged all smokers, even occasional smokers, to quit for good. “Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease,…

Queensland: make your cuppa count tomorrow!

Pop the kettle on, Queensland – it’s time to make your cup of tea or coffee count tomorrow (Thursday, May 23) at Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea events across the state! Thousands of Queenslanders will gather in living rooms, community centres, schools and workplaces to celebrate Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea their way and help raise funds for…

Volunteers are making a world of difference to cancer cause: Here’s how you can too!

Cancer Council Queensland column May 19, 2019 Pledge to volunteer this National Volunteer Week and you too can Make a World of Difference. Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan explains.   It’s National Volunteer Week this week (May 20-26) and this year’s theme, ‘Making a world of difference’, speaks volumes to the contribution’s volunteers make in our communities. Without a doubt, Cancer Council Queensland would not be…

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