April 2024


Empowering Partnerships: RAMS and The Kids’ Cancer Project Join Forces for Childhood Cancer Research

In the world of combating childhood cancer, partnerships are essential. They are the backbone of progress and a beacon of hope for children and families facing this devastating disease. That's why we at The Kids’ Cancer Project are incredibly grateful for our longstanding partnership with RAMS Home Loans.

Spotlight: A Shared Journey - Celebrating Our Partnership with FMA Australia

In the bustling landscape of charity partnerships, there are often hidden tales that illuminate the depth of connection between organisations. Our journey with FMA Australia is one such story.

Cancer treatment left little Tommy temporarily unable to walk. For other kids, it’s not temporary. Read Tommy’s story here….

Before he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, toddler Tommy’s world was beautiful and carefree. His mum Emily McGuire recalls sunny days playing in the paddock behind their house trying to hit golf balls with his dad, exploring the excitement of their family farm and just generally being a kid… “It was everything you could hope to give your son,” she says.

Eliminating the serious side effects of chemotherapy

For many children, the very same cancer drugs used to save their lives can all too often leave them with very serious and lifelong health problems. Professor Irina Vetter is finding ways to maintain the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs whilst eliminating their incredibly harmful side effects.

Racing for Hope: Kiah's Journey with The Kids' Cancer Project

In the heart of Australia's vast outback, amidst the red sands and scorching sun, a remarkable journey is unfolding. Kiah Grillett, fuelled by compassion and determination, is gearing up to take on the ultimate challenge: a grueling two-day off-road dirt bike race spanning 226 kilometers each way on a multi through desert country from Alice Springs to and from the small Aputula (Finke) Community: The Finke Desert Race.

Teeing off with cancer survivor Nathan Rix

At just eight-years-old, Nathan Rix learned he had cancer. His treatment journey lasted on and off for nearly a decade, and its impacts will be with him for life. Today, the 36-year-old, who lost his leg in order to beat cancer is doing what it takes to help give other kids like him better cancer treatments through events with The Kids’ Cancer Project.

Making a Difference: Focus Recruitment's Journey with The Kids' Cancer Project

In the bustling world of recruitment, where companies vie for top talent and success is measured in placements made, there lies a quieter but equally significant pursuit—a commitment to social responsibility.

Spartan Race AU teams up with The Kids' Cancer Project

Joining forces for childhood cancer research, The Kids' Cancer Project proudly announces its partnership with Spartan Race AU as a gold charity partner. This collaboration not only brings together the grit and determination of Spartan racers but also channels their energy towards a noble cause: funding childhood cancer research.

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).