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David Bowie tribute hits Brunswick Street

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David Bowie tribute hits Brunswick Street

Tribute will be paid to the late, great David Bowie at the inaugural Bowies Down Brunswick charity event. The fundraiser…

Bowies Down Brunswick Fundraiser

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Bowies Down Brunswick Fundraiser

Dress up as David Bowie and raise funds for Cancer Council! Dress up as David Bowie and raise funds for Cancer…

Pete Evans

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Pete Evans cops heat for sunscreen comments

My Kitchen Rules judge and paleo advocate Pete Evans is feeling the heat after calling sunscreen “poisonous”…

Queenslanders clock up unhealthy screen time

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Queenslanders clock up unhealthy screen time

Televisions, smartphones, computers, and tablets – screens consume our time from the moment we wake up, until the…

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Iconic Brisbane café hosts high tea with a higher purpose

Brisbane’s oldest café is inviting customers to enjoy high tea with a higher purpose in support of the Cancer…

Lifestyle choices cause one third of all disease burden

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Lifestyle choices cause one third of all disease burden

One third of the total disease burden in Australia could be prevented by people quitting smoking, getting active,…

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Cancers triple in Queensland

The number of cancers diagnosed each year in Queensland has more than tripled in 31 years, new Cancer Council data shows…

Think social smoking won’t kill you? Wrong.

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Think social smoking won’t kill you? Wrong.

Social smoking has become a way of justifying a cigarette here and there, but the detrimental effects on the body are…

Cancer Council champions lifesaving clinical trials

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Cancer Council champions lifesaving clinical trials

Queenslanders have greater hope of surviving a cancer diagnosis, following the announcement last week of $7 million in…

Takeaway some excess weight, drop the fast food

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Takeaway some excess weight, drop the fast food

Eating healthy is easier than you think writes Katie Clift of Cancer Council Queensland. Have you ever fallen in a…

Five ways to ward off the winter blues

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Five ways to ward off the winter blues

Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift shares five practical tips to fend off the blues this season. It’s…

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Some of Brisbane's most influential Instagrammers, food bloggers and radio personalities, are teaming up with the…

Where to volunteer in Brisbane this Christmas

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Where to volunteer in Brisbane this Christmas

It is the season of giving, so why not lend a helping hand and volunteer your time this Christmas. Get your gift wrappin…

Rupert, Chip and Ami

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The pain behind Daffodil Day

There’s so much more to Daffodil Day than yellow merchandise, according to Brisbane cancer survivor Ami…

Get your beards on, Queensland blokes

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Get your beards on, Queensland blokes

Queensland’s Cancer Council is calling all men to ‘get their beard on’ as it launches its latest…

World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

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World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

The e-cigarette has been pushed centre stage to coincide with World No Tobacco Day, with international doctors and polic…

Say goodbye to premature aging and skin cancer

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Say goodbye to premature aging and skin cancer

A new line of Cancer Council cosmetics is the latest weapon against our battle with the sun. The effects of inadequate…

‘I Touch Myself’ Breast Cancer Anthem

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‘I Touch Myself’ Breast Cancer Anthem

‘I Touch Myself’ was the Divinyls’ biggest hit and touched millions of fans around the globe……