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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,…

Volunteer Voice March

  To celebrate 30 years of Volunteer Voice we are featuring two very special volunteers Renee Coroneo and Liz Harris have been volunteering with Cancer Council Queensland for over 30 years! Renee and Liz started volunteering at our office in Water St, Fortitude Valley, back when we were called the Queensland Cancer Fund.  The office was small, and we only had a couple of volunteers. They then…

Volunteer Voice January

Welcome to 2018 Find out what we have planned for the next few months with our CEO Chris McMillan.   Tell us what you think We need your valued feedback to assist us in planning our thank You Celebrations for 2018. Please complete the survey here by Tuesday February 6 to let us know how you found our  2017 events. Contributing to…

Cancer Council Queensland volunteers the unsung heroes of cancer control

Volunteers play a pivotal role in creating a cancer free future.

Today, International Volunteer Day, Cancer Council Queensland is honouring thousands of volunteers who make a tangible difference in the lives of Queenslanders affected by cancer. More than 1300 regularly involved volunteers and 30,000 fundraisers and supporters give their time and energy to Cancer Council Queensland’s mission with one goal in mind – a cancer free…

Volunteer Voice October

New podcast helps cancer patients navigate through a diagnosis Queenslanders affected by cancer can now tune in to a new podcast series to help them navigate through their cancer journey. The new series, ‘The Thing About Cancer’, includes 10 information podcasts designed for people affected by cancer, including carers, family members and friends. Cancer Council…

Volunteer Voice September

Thank you for your support this Daffodil Day Thank you to everyone who volunteered for Daffodil Day on August 25. Your help made the day a huge success! 2000 volunteers across Queensland turned out to staff our stalls and paint the state yellow to provide hope for all Queenslanders affected by cancer. With your support,…

Volunteer Voice August

Update from Chris McMillian It is now 5 months since I commenced as CEO and I have to say the role is everything I expected it to be! From events such as Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea to wonderful volunteer led community events like Relay For Life, I feel CCQ is so blessed to have so…

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