Queensland Cancer Registry

We are entrusted with managing the Queensland Cancer Registry on behalf of Queensland Health.

The Registry receives notifications about cancer in Queensland, providing an accurate picture of the impact of cancer, and the nature and extent of cancer throughout the State. Our data is used to help improve cancer prevention and control – to improve treatments and survival rates for Queenslanders with cancer. Together with other State and Territory data, Queensland Cancer Registry data is used to compile national statistics on cancer incidence and mortality.

Access to data for researchers

Researchers can request access to Queensland Cancer Registry data by completing the relevant application package below:

Statistical publications

The latest statistical report from the Queensland Cancer Registry is Cancer in Queensland Incidence Mortality Survival Prevalence 1982 to 2013


In Australia, cancer is a notifiable disease and is the only major disease where an almost complete coverage of incidence data is available. Current legislation (PDF) requires health institutions in Queensland to notify the Registry about cancer diagnoses and deaths within one month.

Electronic notifications can be submitted for public hospitals and private hospitals. If your institution provides notifications in hardcopy, contact us to order more notification books.

Contact us

Locked Bag No. 1450
Spring Hill QLD 4004
Phone: 07 3634 5336
Fax: 07 3259 8590
Email: qcr@cancerqld.org.au

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