About Kulay Kalingka
What is the Study about?
The Kulay Kalingka Study will monitor and inform improvements in cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples against Cancer Australia’s National Cancer Control Indicators. The study will provide data about our experiences of cancer where no data currently exists.
This ground breaking national study is asking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about cancer beliefs and attitudes, experiences, engagement with cancer screening programs, cancer treatment, cancer diagnosis, and caring responsibilities.
The Kulay Kalingka Study arose from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community needs to better understand cancer attitudes, beliefs and experiences and from calls for the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, families and communities in cancer research.
We invite you to complete one of the surveys below to help us understand cancer in your community.
We know cancer affects our communities every day. If you become distressed completing a survey, please reach out for support:
13 YARN | Lifeline 131 144
Who runs the Study?
The Study is designed, led and controlled by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Study is funded by Cancer Australia.
Who can participate?
Any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 18 years or older with or without a cancer diagnosis can complete the survey. You do not have to participate. It is your choice to take part.
Watch the short video below to hear Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members talk about the importance of the Kulay Kalingka Study.