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Inspiring stories about the scientists, supporters and families united against childhood cancer.

Working faster for a solution for kids with cancer

20/10/2020
Fast Automation are pleased to be able to continue their partnership with The Kids' Cancer Project to end childhood cancer. 
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Case study | The Bromic Go Kart Derby

19/10/2020
Team building for good. Covid didn’t curb Bromic’s desire to give back. A key objective for their fundraising activity was to maintain community spirit among employees, suppliers and customer partners.

Charity golf day

18/10/2020
On Wednesday 7 October 2020, The Kids’ Cancer Project held its annual Golf Day at St Michael’s Golf Club in Sydney.

Ollie's story

16/10/2020
For one little boy, the joy of Christmas arrived nine months after treatment.

Colin Biggers & Paisley - helping kids with cancer

13/10/2020
Colin Biggers & Paisley have contributed to The Kids’ Cancer Project’s matched giving appeal. 

Chronic headaches were the first devastating signs

09/10/2020
"Murray was a great kid, really funny, really sporty, just a great kick-about young boy."

Putting style into science for kids with cancer

03/10/2020
Stylecraft partner with The Kids’ Cancer Project to end childhood cancer by funding vital scientific research.

Apricity Finance supports life-saving scientific research

02/10/2020
The SME finance specialist has stepped up to support kids' cancer research with a $20,000 donation.

Foundation makes significant impact

01/10/2020
The Ronald Geoffrey Arnott Foundation awarded a significant grant to The Kids’ Cancer Project to help children affected by brain cancer.

Behind the science: Professor David Ziegler

23/08/2020
Leading Australian scientist and paediatric oncologist has made it his goal to find a cure for a cancer that currently has no treatment, and he’s making excellent progress.

The $10,000 gift of life

21/08/2020
To help develop a cure for the disease that has decimated her family, Coral has left a generous gift as a bequest, in her will.

My Birthday Teddy to help kids with cancer

20/08/2020
During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, My Birthday Teddy™ is donating $5 for every My Birthday Teddy sold to The Kids’ Cancer Project.

Driving donations further through collaboration

19/08/2020
Funds raised through The Kids’ Cancer Project matched giving appeal will go toward innovation grants in partnership with the Federal Government.

Little sister, best friend

19/08/2020
When his teenage sister died, Jake de Kort’s life took on an entirely new and enormously powerful purpose.

A message from the CEO

17/08/2020
Owen Finegan reflects on a successful year at The Kids’ Cancer Project despite many challenges.

Mark's bloody long day

14/08/2020
This September, Mark Pacey is taking on a 24-hour continuous ultra triathlon to raise funds for kids with cancer. 

Meet the Chair: Doug Cunningham

10/08/2020
A deeply personal appreciation of the tragic nature of childhood cancer drove Doug Cunningham into his new Board position.

Charity announces Chair transitions

10/08/2020
The Kids’ Cancer Project announces Adrian Fisk’s decision to retire from the charity’s Board.

Why Lose Your Locks?

06/08/2020
Two women share their very different paths to becoming big fundraisers for Lose Your Locks.

Behind the science: Dr Michelle Henderson

26/02/2020
Continuous funding means this research collaboration can aim high, improve survival statistics and re-write the history books for high risk childhood leukaemia.

Behind the science: Dr Joost Lesterhuis

29/01/2020
Exploring an exciting new treatment for soft tissue sarcoma in children, but time is of the essence as the team have a goal to get it to the bedside for clinical trials within the next three years.
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Reboot Kids: Recruiting now

31/05/2021
Reboot Kids has created a new program to help families navigate an important element of life post-cancer treatment.

A team effort

21/05/2021
Owen Finegan reveals how his sporting career with the Wallabies set the stage for The Kids' Cancer Project success.

Autumn charity golf day

25/05/2021
A wrap up of The Kids’ Cancer Project annual autumn Golf Day sponsored by RAMS at St Michael’s Golf Club, NSW. 

7 fundraising ideas for pre-schoolers

30/04/2021
Whether you’re after an easy or ambitious fundraiser for your little ones, we’ve got ideas and expert tips. 

Ava's Pirate Day

13/04/2021
After Ava's tragic passing from DIPG, Mum Vanessa reveals what Pirate Day means to her.

Cancer fight goes by the book

02/04/2021
School students are making preparations for their favourite fiction frenzy.

Cancer funding boost and development of Australian Cancer Plan

22/04/2021
The Australian Government is investing an additional $6.7 million to support and improve outcomes for all Australians affected by cancer.

Case study | QBE Foundation

29/04/2021
Supporting people before, during and after tough times. 

CONNECT-1903: New trial for kids' brain cancer

09/04/2021
Aussie kids first in the world to access new international clinical trial for deadly brain tumours.

Corporate social responsibility | The key to success

19/04/2021
Philanthropic corporate social responsibility has taken centre stage in the business landscape – and for very good reasons.

Hobart Clinical Trial Unit a life-changer

29/04/2021
More support has been pledged to help kids with cancer in Tasmania.

Hope for deadly DIPG diagnosis

26/04/2021
Your donations are making a difference - Australian researchers find new way to target deadly childhood brain cancer.  

KBC360 | Care coordinator Suzanne Momber

28/04/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.

KBC360 | Paediatric oncologist Professor Nick Gottardo

21/04/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.

KBC360 | Primary caregiver Suzannah Taylor

14/04/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.