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Resources sector dared to bare for charity

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Workers in Queensland’s resources sector are being challenged to grow their hair, beards or moustaches before losing the lot in March to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation through the World’s Greatest Shave Mining and Energy Challenge (14-17 March).

Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland Chief Executive Officer, Bill

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Author cooks up large donation

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

A beautifully illustrated Malaysian cookbook has generated $10,000 towards the blood cancer cause, with proceeds of book sales coming to the Foundation.
Featuring authentic recipes from generations of one family, ‘The Melting Pot: Malaysian Gems’ cookbook by Vasanthi Duraiappah has proven to be a hit allowing supporters

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Freemasons’ support continues

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

On December 13, the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland gratefully received a donation of a new trailer and 8 GPS units. The trailer will be used to move furniture and equipment between the Foundation’s patient accommodation villages in Brisbane while the GPS units will go into patient

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Queensland Governor opens much needed patient accommodation village

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

On 27 October the Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC and Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland (LFQ) President, Beverley Mirolo OAM officially opened the new patient accommodation and support centre at 41 Peter Doherty St, Dutton Park.

The new village will continue to carry the

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Thanks Queensland for being U.G.L.Y.!

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

On behalf of the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland and the patients and families in our care, I would like to thank all who helped make this year’s U.G.L.Y. bartender of the year competition a great success.
The U.G.L.Y. (Understanding, Generous, Likeable, You) competition was embraced by 177

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Patients benefit from travel subsidy increase

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland has welcomed the announcement by Queensland Health to increase the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS) for Queenslanders living in rural and remote areas.
From 1 January 2013 the PTSS will double from $30 to $60 per night per person and the mileage

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Queenslanders to light the night for leukaemia

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Anyone who has felt the impact of blood cancer on their lives is invited to attend Light the Night, an uplifting event being held Wednesday 10 October at twelve locations across Queensland, which aims to brighten the lives of patients and their families.

The Queensland locations are

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