Volunteer News

Volunteer Voice October 2018

World Mental Health Day On World Mental Health Day, October 10, we encouraged Queenslanders affected by cancer to seek the help and support they deserve. Any serious illness can impact mental health. For patients, caregivers, and their loved ones, going through cancer can be an overwhelming experience. Suddenly, you are thrust into a situation where…

Meet William Bruce, Cancer Connect Volunteer

We sat down with William Bruce, Cancer Connect Volunteer, to find out more about his role. What does your role involve? Via CCQ I have contacted men around the country who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer who wish to discuss the treatment and side effects that I experienced, such as brachytherapy. Tell me a…

Volunter Voice September 2018

Message from Cindy Welcome to the September edition of Volunteer Voice! Spring is here, and to enter this season in full bloom, I am excited to share our Daffodil Day highlights with you. This year, the event celebrated 32 years of turning Australia yellow, 32 years of raising funds for vital cancer research! On the…

Volunteer Voice August 2018

Chemotherapy services consultation workshop for consumers The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) in collaboration with the National Cancer Expert Reference Group (NCERG) are developing a resource to support the implementation of the National Safety and Quality Health Services (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) and improve the safety and quality of…

Volunteer Voice

  Making a difference one kilometer at a time Graham Henry has been volunteering with our Transport to Treatment service as a driver since it’s inception last year. We enjoyed reading his kind words and thought you would too! A massive thank you to all our supporters and volunteers who have helped make Transport to…

Volunteer Voice

Thank you for raising your cuppa for a cure A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to organise or host an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. You have provided vital hope for Queenslanders affected by cancer. Check out some biggest morning tea pics below!  Meet Vivian Robertson, Transport to Treatment Volunteer Vivian shares…

Volunteer Voice

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is on its way This year thousands of Queenslanders across the state will gather in living rooms, cafes, workplaces and community halls to raise their cups in celebration of 25 years of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Over the past 25 years, $31.2 million has been raised for Cancer Council Queensland by…

Alumni Newsletter – Second Edition, March 2018

Welcome to the second edition of our Friends of CCQ newsletter, and our first for 2018! I hope you have had a great start to the year and are feeling positive and excited for the year ahead. Last year was another successful year for Cancer Council Queensland. We were proud to introduce several new services,…