April 2024


Ripples Swimming Club – remembering Brooke Fretwell

In early 2015, beloved daughter and passionate Ripples Swimming Club member Brooke Fretwell sadly died of an incurable brain cancer known as DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma). Eight years later, her parents Karl and Olivia, and the swimming club that was such a big part of Brooke’s life, continue to remember her and donate funds for research in her memory − helping change the outcomes of brain cancer diagnoses for other kids.

Celebrating a decade of collaborative funding leading to over $10 million committed to ground-breaking research

Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler MP today announced the successful grant recipients to receive funding for innovative cancer research through the 2023 round of the Cancer Australia Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS).