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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Connor's Run Melbourne - What a day!

September 15, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, our one-day Connor's Run Melbourne event was finally back. And you, our big-hearted supporters, definitely brought the FUN, while Connor and our other brain cancer angels,...

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Connor's Parma at Marine Hotel

September 5, 2022

A huge thank you to Collingwood players, Brayden Maynard and Nathan Murphy for getting behind Connor’s Parma! $5 from every parma sold at the Marine Hotel Brighton in September will be donated to...

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CERN x RCD Seed Grant Launches New $3M Ependymoma Research Project

August 25, 2022

This first appeared on CERN. Discoveries from the 2020 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Pediatric Fellowship, supported by the National Brain Tumor Society, to Dr. Chan Chung in Dr. Sriram Venneti’s...

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