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Part of our fundraising efforts are spent to educate men and women in rural Australia about prostate cancer. The It’s a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Roadshow visits over 65 towns throughout regional Queensland annually, covering over 25,000km.  Our goal is to raise the publics 'brand awareness' for prostate cancer, its detection, its treatment and the need for a program that offers support to men living with prostate cancer.  

The program is presented in general community forums and workplaces – some businesses we have presented to include Glencore Mine, New Hope Group, Wagners and FK Gardner and Sons.

Our education roadshow is funded by the It’s a Bloke Thing Foundation and we rely on the support of local businesses to continue to develop the program – any support is greatly appreciated.

Our roadshow is presented by Manup Australia.


  • That was an awesome Talk and I know everyone got a lot out of it.  I am Booked in for a PSA at 8am tomorrow when I get home. Just passing on my appreciation.
  • Your presentation was by far one of the best we have ever had here on site being very informative, down to earth and able to really connect with all crew members. For any presentation to keep the crew talking about the topic all day, especially this topic, is no small feat. Hope fully you can keep up the great work and continue to connect with us, the most stubborn of genders, on such a touchy subject.
  • I’d like to say thank you very much for your recent visit to Burdekin Shire Council staff. I have had so much positive feedback from staff, with some saying they have made appointments and also been to appointments, also guys following up on their scores. 
  • I just wanted to let you know that the presentation about prostate cancer was greatly appreciated. The presentation dismissed a lot of myths about the disease and highlighted the important things like the PSA test, getting it done every year and creating a baseline to compare your score. It was a very worthwhile presentation. 

If you would like to book the It’s a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Roadshow to visit your business or if you would like to attend a session please contact Jill Costello -

Ph: (07) 5688 0349

Email: jill.costello@manupaustralia.org.au   

CAIRNS - 9th - 14th April 2018

  • Monday 09/04/2018 10:30am -11:30am City Library
  • Wednesday 11/04/2018 10:30am - 11:30am Smithfield Library
  • Thursday 12/04/2018 10:30am - 11:30am Manunda Library
  • Thursday 12/04/2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm City Library
  • Friday 13/04/2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Stratford Library

CENTRAL QUEENSLAND - 3rd - 18th May 2018

3rd - 18th May 2018

Oakey Creek Mine - 2nd - 5th May 2018


Oakey Creek - Glencore Mine 

  • Wednesday 2nd May - Saturday 5th May

Clermont Mine - 6th - 12th May 2018

Emerald - 10th - 11th May 2018

10th - 11th May 2018

Rockhampton - 14th - 16th May 2018

14th - 16th May 2018

Yeppoon - 17th - 18th May

17th - 18th May

Mackay - 23rd - 27th June 2018


Council - D&T Engineering - Rotary & Lions Clubs - Bendigo Bank - Freemasons 

  • Saturday 23rd June - Wednesday 27th June


Townsville - 28th June - 3rd July 2018


Council - Jacobs - Rotary & Lions Clubs - Bendigo Bank - Freemasons 

  • Thursday 28th June - Tuesday 3rd July 

Collingsville Mine - 4th - 8th July 2018


Collingsville Mine

  • Wednesday 4th July - Sunday 8th July

Mackay - 25th - 27th June 2018


Council - Landmark Harcourts - FKG 

  • Monday 25th June - Wednesday 27th June 2018 Council
  • Monday 25th June 2:00pm Landmark Harcourts Office
  • Monday 25th June 3:00pm FKG Office


Mackay - 25th June 2018

  • Monday 25th June 7:00pm Mackay Masonic Centre 

Townsville - 27th June - 2nd July 2018


Council - Jacobs Construction

  • Wednesday 27th June - Monday 2nd July 2018 Council
  • Friday 29th June 2:00pm Jacobs Construction 

Cleveland - 12th July 2018

Jandowae - 17th July 2018

  • Thursday 12th July 9:00am Star of The Sea Catholic Church Hall Cleveland

Tara - 30th July 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Monday 30th July 7:00am Tara Works Depot, Training Room
  • Monday 30th July 9:00am Tara Hall

Chinchilla - 30th - 31st July 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Monday 30th July 2:30pm Chinchilla Cultural Centre, Auditorium 
  • Tuesday 31st July 7:00am Chinchilla Works Depot, Training Room

Miles - 31st July - 1st August 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Tuesday 31st July 10:00am Dogwood Crossing, Murilla Room
  • Wednesday 1st August 7:00am Miles Works Depot, Meeting Room

Wandoan - 31st July 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Tuesday 31st July 2:30pm Wandoan Works Depot, Lunch Room

Jandowae - 1st August 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Wednesday 1st August 2:30pm Jandowae Cultural Centre

Dalby - 2nd August 2018


Western Downs Regional Council

  • Thursday 2nd August 7:00am Jandowae Road Depot, Training Road
  • Thursday 2nd August 9:00am Dalby Corporate Office, Training Room
  • Thursday 2nd August 2:30pm Dalby Corporate Office, Training Room

Emerald - 10th - 14th August 2018

  • Saturday 11th August 7:00pm Town Hall, Supper Room

Rockhampton - 18th - 22nd August 2018

Yeppoon - 23rd - 25th August 2018

Gladstone - 25th August 2018

Oakey - 13th September 2018


Oakey Army Aviation Airbase

  • Thursday 13th September 12:00pm - 3:00pm 

Maryborough & Harvey Bay - 16th - 23rd September 2018

  • Friday 21st September 6:00pm Harvey Bay Palm Lakes Resort, 25-67 Pilalba Burrum Heads Road, Eli Waters 

Brisbane - 2nd October 2018


Clayton Utz

  • Tuesday 2nd October  

Jeebropilly - 8th - 15th October 2018

  • Monday 8th October 2018 6:30am & 8:00am New Hope Mine Group
  • Monday 15th October 2018 6:30am & 8:00am New Hope Mine Group

Pittsworth - 15th October 2018

  • Monday 15th October 2018 7:00am - 11:30am Toowoomba Council, Pittsworth Town Hall.  85 Yandina Street.

Oakey - 17th October 2018

  • Wednesday 17th October 2018 7:00am - 9:30am Toowoomba Council, 76 Campbell Street Oakey.

Jeebropilly - 22nd October 2018

  • Monday 22nd October 2018 9:30am - 10:30am New Hope Mine Group

Enoggera - 24th October 2018


Defence Department Brisbane, Enogerra Barricks

  • Wednesday 24th October 2018 9:00am - 10:30am 

Goombungee - 25th October 2018

  • Thursday 25th October 2018 7:00am - 11:00am Toowoomba Council, Goombungee Hall, Cnr Edward Street & King Street

Rockhampton - 28th October - 1st November 2018