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

Last year, more than 23 000 volunteers in Queensland picked up the baton for Relay For Life and raised crucial funds towards the fight against cancer. By volunteers, we mean all people who freely give their time to Relay For Life events (e.g. Relayers, team captains, committee members, survivors, carers). A world-first study led by…