United Unicorns for Zoe

September 25, 2017

Meet the brave Geelong family campaigning and fundraising for brain cancer research. In March 2017 five-year-old Zoe Stanley was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), a very rare and...

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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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Harry the hero: our latest ambassador

February 16, 2017

We are delighted to have Harry join the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation as our newest Ambassador. Harry Dunn is a survivor.  He has faced, as a teenager, one of life’s cruellest obstacles: a...

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Wendy Tuohy speaks to Liz on 774

July 27, 2016

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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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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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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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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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What a year 2015 was

January 14, 2016

Happy New Year! 2015 was incredible. I wanted to share with you some of the highlights. It’s a bit of a read, so if you don’t get much further than this introduction, thank you for your...

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Raw Courage Interview Series

November 24, 2015

Margie Warrell, coach, author and host of RawCourage.TV speaks to Liz on the loss of Connor and how move through grief with grace, courage and purpose. Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode...

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