Inaugural Connor's Golf Classic

March 23, 2023

What an un-fore-gettable day! Thank you to all of our golfers, volunteers, and sponsors for making our inaugural Connor’s Golf Classic a truly spectacular event. We are still tallying the funds,...

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Children's brain cancer biobank gives hope for the future

February 15, 2023

The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation are proud to announce that we are co-funding South Australia's first biobank. Dubbed ‘Brain Turbo SA’, the biobank is being spearheaded by renowned brain...

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World First: Australian child first in the world to trial new brain cancer treatment

February 8, 2023

16 year old Adam is the first patient in the world to trial a new brain cancer treatment. This world-first cancer treatment trial, tackling a rare and debilitating paediatric brain tumour commenced at...

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Liz's Christmas Message

December 21, 2022

A Very Merry Christmas from all of us at the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation!  In 2022 we celebrated our 10th year investing in impactful projects and bringing our paediatric brain cancer...

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Sandringham Little Aths Community Day

November 14, 2022

We enjoyed Community Day at Sandringham Little Athletics on Saturday.  It was great to have our major partner Coles and their ambassador, 2 x World Champion and Olympic Bronze medalist, Kelsey-Lee...

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2023 Noosa Tri

October 31, 2022

What a weekend! Thank you to the 25+ Team RCD athletes used their brawn for the brain participating in the Noosa Triathlon. The participants raised over $30,000 for paediatric brain cancer...

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Coles BrainHeart: $419,000 raised for kids with brain cancer

October 14, 2022

We had the great honour of accepting a massive $419,431 cheque from Coles, raised last month during the BrainHeart Campaign. The campaign ran in all 220 Victorian Coles stores, and online from...

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Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day: High Grade Glioma (HGG)

September 22, 2022

September 26 is Brain Cancer Awareness Day. This year the focus is on high grade glioma (HGG).  High-grade gliomas (HGGs) are the most malignant type of CNS tumours that occur in children....

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September 21, 2022

September 26 is Brain Cancer Awareness Day. This year the focus is on high grade glioma (HGG). We have highlighted all of the projects we have committed funding to relating to research in HGG....

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Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day Spotlight: Zoe Stanley

September 21, 2022

Monday, 26 September is the fourth annual Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day. Each year a different tumour type is highlighted, this year is high grade glioma (HGG).  Our beautiful Legacy...

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