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SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative grant now open

Cancer Council Queensland and Queensland Government cover kids from the harsh Queensland sun Queensland kids will have more access to shade thanks to funding from the Queensland Government. The 2019 funding round of the SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative has officially opened and the grant recipients for the 2018 funding round have been announced. The initiative,…

Cancer Council Queensland marks World Mental Health Day with free information sessions

Cancer Council's 13 11 20 Helpline

To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), Cancer Council Queensland will hold five events simultaneously across the state aimed at those affected by cancer and their loved ones. The series of free events, ‘Take time for yourself – improving and maintaining mental health’ will focus on ways people affected by cancer can prioritise their…

Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide before you shop for those Ekka show bags

Skin cancer prevention

It’s Ekka time and with thousands of Queenslanders set to pour into the Brisbane Showgrounds tomorrow for the Brisbane Show Day, Cancer Council Queensland are reminding attendees to stay SunSmart! Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan said it’s important Queenslanders do not become complacent about sun safety throughout winter. “The Ekka is an annual highlight for so many people right across Queensland – and we want to make sure…

Sofitel Brisbane Central merge girl power with French influence to host Cancer Council campaign launch

It’s time to get the girls together for a cause that matters! On August 2 Sofitel Brisbane Central will present the Queensland launch of Cancer Council’s Girls’ Night In, the French way. The private event will be hosted by Lady Mayoress, Nina Schrinner, and will bring together high profile Brisbanites, cancer advocates and philanthropists for…

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