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Cancer Council calls on Queensland women to give via ‘make-up free selfie’ trend

Cancer Council Queensland is calling on Queensland women to post make-up free photos on social media and make a donation to beating women’s cancers in Queensland. The call follows a viral media campaign that helped a UK charity raise millions for cancer research. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Kim Ryan urged women to go make-up free…

Remember cancer doesn’t discriminate, this Harmony Day

  This Harmony Day (March 21), Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to show their support for all Queenslanders impacted by cancer. Cancer does not discriminate, and Cancer Council Queensland supports all Queenslanders regardless of their age, sex, cultural background or geographic location. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said CCQ worked hard to implement…

Cycle physical activity into your school week this National Ride2School Day!

This Wednesday, March 19 is National Ride2School Day and Cancer Council Queensland is encouraging families to celebrate the occasion by pledging to incorporate more physical activity into the school week.In February, the Federal Department of Health updated Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Guidelines, recommending kids and teens exercise for at least 60 minutes a…

Inadequate shade puts Queensland kids at risk

Inadequate shade structures at pools, playgrounds and parks may be putting Queensland kids at increased risk of skin cancer, according to new national research. Cancer Council Queensland has called on State and local governments to ensure all outdoor recreational areas in Queensland have adequate shade cover to best protect children from the sun. The move…

Chilly change calls to stock up on your Chari-tea essentials!

The chilly change in Queensland temperatures calls for something warm! Why not make your dollar count by buying a 2014 Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea mug and celebrate with your favorite toasty brew this May? Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is fast approaching, with all Queenslanders invited to pop the kettle on this May 22…

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