4 years on - Liz reflecting on Connor

April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 Four years ago today my beautiful and strong, world at his finger tips, 18 year old son Connor took his last breathe after a brave and philosophical journey with brain cancer. It seems...

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A Show of Strength with Connor’s Erg Challenge

March 27, 2017

On March 9, the University of Wisconsin and Stanford University crew teams once again battled it out for brain cancer in the second annual Connor’s Erg Challenge. Connor’s presumptive summer...

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RCD Ambassador Tamsyn off to Rio

July 27, 2016

From competitor to commentator, our ambassador Tamsyn Lewis Manou will be heading to the Rio Games… now just days away! Tamsyn has a long record of success on the athletics track, winning a total...

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Solving one puzzle to help another

May 31, 2016

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CERN Butterfly Release 2016

May 5, 2016

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Hello Mr Vice President Joe Biden

May 2, 2016

Liz had an opportunity to participate in the US's National Brain Tumor Society's 'Race for Hope' today (Sunday 1st May). This event is part of International Brain Cancer Awareness Week activities. US...

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Next-gen tech for brain cancer treatment

April 24, 2016

We’re proud to announce that your awesome fundraising for Connor’s Run will be supporting the creation of a brain tumour molecular subtyping service – a first for Australia!   What is...

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Rugby star Sean McMahon joins RCD

March 31, 2016

2016 is off to a great start as we welcome our newest ambassador, Sean McMahon! Born just days apart from Connor, and only 21 years old, Sean has become a star player of the Melbourne Rebels since...

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Lisa McCune - Superstar, Ambassador and Friend of the RCD Foundation

March 11, 2016

Lisa McCune joined the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation’s fight against Brain Cancer a little over a year ago. Since then, the talented actress and singer has used her voice support our Music Matters...

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The Swim Kid

January 29, 2016

We've written about Dan Canta's feats many times before. We've wondered what drives such ambition. We've pondered where one gets the grit required to perserve like Dan does. Like Connor did....

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