Connor's Run launches for 2018

April 20, 2018

On Wednesday April 18 we celebrated the launch of our sixth annual Connor's Run. It was a night of celebrations with the whole Connor's Run team, sponsors, corporate teams, volunteers,...

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$24,000 raised for U.S. brain cancer research

March 18, 2018

On March 8, 2018 three of the United States' top universities took part in a 100km Erg rowing challenge for brain matters. 2018 marked the third year of Connor's Erg Challenge, which was our...

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The year of the brain and how to stay forward

January 10, 2018

Connor's Mum, Founder and CEO, Liz Dawes reflects on a huge 2017 for brain matters. As I’ve done the beginning of each year since we began our charity four and a half years ago, I like to...

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The $120,000 Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellow announced

December 1, 2017

We're thrilled to announce the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Our Executive Director Liz Dawes...

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What the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission means for Brain Matters

November 3, 2017

A note from our Executive Director and Connor's Mum, Liz Dawes. Last weekend’s Government announcement of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission and $100 million dollars for brain cancer was...

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$100 million for Brain Matters!

October 30, 2017

On Sunday October 29 the Federal Government announced the establishment of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to double the survival rate of patients within 10 years. Fuelled by a $100 million...

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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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Spotlight on Brain Matters

August 25, 2017

The Australian Federal Government announces new focus on paediatric brain cancer. We are so excited! Yesterday was one of the biggest milestones in our charity’s history. Not only did the...

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Kicking goals for brain cancer - $25k worth of goals to be exact

August 6, 2017

What an incredible round of footy! Thanks to the South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) we raised an incredible $25,000 for brain matters last Sunday July 30. As SMJFL’s charity...

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AIM BRAIN at work - how Olivia's diagnosis inspired a $50k fundraising drive

July 23, 2017

Meet the incredible Melbourne family who’ve raised more than $51,000 for brain matters in just five months. Since receiving a shock diagnosis of their daughter Olivia’s ependymoma in January...

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