Community Engagement Research Program

The Community Engagement Research Program aims to develop CCQ’s capacity to realise its cancer control goals through community engagement and action. This program informs activities relating to public health, fundraising and volunteering, providing a better understanding of the community’s aspirations and expectations of non-government organisations in cancer control.

There are two major themes of research in this area:

  • Building Capacity for Cancer Control Agencies
  • Meeting the Needs of Regional and Rural Communities

Survivor Study

“More people are surviving cancer today than any other time in history – but we have more work to do” CCQ CEO, Professor Jeff Dunn AO CCQ’s 1000 Survivor Study is an Australian-first research project into the emotional, physical and practical concerns of cancer survivors. Click here to download the full study report or here to read…

Volunteering for Relay For Life Study

Thank you for your interest in the Volunteering for Relay For Life study. We have now ceased recruitment for this study and are in the process of collecting the follow-up surveys and analysing the data for reporting purposes. Griffith University and Cancer Council Queensland would like to thank all those who participated and shared their…

Working with Volunteers Study

Episodic volunteers are essential in supporting the work of non-profit organisations to raise funds and social awareness. Cancer Council Queensland and our research partners have designed a study which aims to help non-profit organisations improve their recruitment and management of episodic volunteers. As someone who manages episodic volunteers in the non-profit sector, we ask you…