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Volunteer Voice July

How you can make a difference this Daffodil Day Daffodil Day 2017 is just around the corner! On Friday, August 25, volunteers and supporters across Queensland will come together in their community to sell daffodils and merchandise, and raise vital funds for Cancer Council Queensland. Last year $5.6M was raised across Australia, allowing us to…

Volunteer Voice June

Daffodil Day Daffodil Day (August 25) is one of the most iconic fundraising events in Queensland – with thousands coming together to turn the state yellow and grow hope for a cancer free future. This year volunteers are needed to help sell daffodils and merchandise at sites across Queensland. Whether you can volunteer for the…

Volunteer Voice May

National Volunteer Week On May 8-14, we marked National Volunteer Week – an annual celebration of the incredible work of volunteers across Australia. Established in 1989, National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of the nation’s volunteers, providing an opportunity to say thank you and highlight the important role volunteers play in the community. This…

Cancer Council vollies give happy to live happy

Cancer Council will celebrate its statewide network of volunteers this week, acknowledging their tireless efforts to support all Queenslanders affected by cancer.   Today marks the start of National Volunteer Week 2017 (8 May–14 May), recognising millions of Australian volunteers under the banner Give Happy, Live Happy.   With 1300 registered volunteers involved in Cancer…

Volunteer Voice April 2017

National Youth week Earlier this month, Cancer Council Queensland acknowledged the achievements and contributions of some of our youngest volunteers during National Youth Week. National Youth Week is the largest celebration of young people on the Australian calendar and provides an opportunity to promote the achievements, vitality and strength of people aged 12 to 25.…

Volunteer Voice March 2017

Help us make the next cancer breakthrough Cancer Council needs Australians who have never been diagnosed with cancer to take part in our Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study. By recruiting one of the largest Australian research groups ever, the study aims to understand how genes and lifestyle impact our risk of cancer and help scientists uncover…

Volunteer Voice February 2017

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

Volunteer wins Australia Day Achievement Award In January, long standing CCQ volunteer Val Russel-Wilson received an Australia Day Achievement Award in recognition of her service to the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. Honouring the outstanding achievements of Australians in their workplace and community, the award formed part of the Hospital and Health Service’s internal…

Volunteer Voice – November

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

Cancer Council celebrates 20 years of 13 11 20 in Queensland Last month, Cancer Council celebrated 20 years of 13 11 20 making a difference in the lives of Queenslanders affected by cancer. In the two decades that have passed since its launch, the cancer information and support service has received more than half a…

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