Volunteer News

Alumni News January 2019

Welcome Happy New Year and welcome to the fourth edition of our Friends of CCQ newsletter! 2018 was a great year for us at Cancer Council Queensland. I feel very proud of what was achieved and very appreciative of the hard work put in by employees, volunteers and supporters. Wonderful outcomes are only made possible…

Volunteer Voice January 2019

Meet our People – Danny Youlden Name: Danny Youlden Role: Senior Manager, Childhood Cancer Research How would you describe your job to someone in a different field / not familiar with CCQ? My primary role is to analyse and report on data that is collected in the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry, which stores details on…

Volunteer Voice December 2018

Meet Our People: Louise Perram-Fisk Welcome to meet our people, our regular post highlighting the people who make CCQ the great place it is. We’ll bring you frequent profiles, so you can get to know everyone from Cairns to Southport. This month we have Louise Perram-Fisk, our General Manager from People and Safety. Role: General Manager, People…

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…