Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Freddie

September 23, 2021

Sunday 26 September  is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on medulloblastoma brain cancer.   How old was Freddie when he was diagnosed?  Freddie was seven...

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Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Jean

September 22, 2021

Legacy Ambassador, Jean Mitchell spoke to us about her diagnosis with medulloblastoma brain cancer for Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day - September 26. What’s your connection to the RCD...

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Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Lukas

September 21, 2021

Sunday 26 September  is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on medulloblastoma brain cancer. How old was Lukas when he was diagnosed? Lukas was diagnosed with a...

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Liz's Year in Review

January 15, 2021

Happy New Year-an improvement over last year, we hope! What can I say, that hasn’t already been said, after the year that has been? None of us has escaped unaffected-we’ve all had to make...

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This is our message to you...

April 6, 2020

You have been in our thoughts and hearts as together we have careened down this unchartered road that COVID-19 has taken us. Many times during the last few weeks I have been reminded of the 18 months...

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2020: The Year of “Clarity of Vision”

January 28, 2020

Happy New Year to you, our valued supporters. This June will mark our seventh year as a Foundation. What began in 2013 as a way to find our way forward after losing Connor at 18 years old to brain...

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CEO Liz Dawes named in AFR 100 Women of Influence 2018

September 4, 2018

We're incredibly proud our very own CEO and Founder, Liz Dawes has been named in The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence 2018. Source: The Australian Financial Review The 100...

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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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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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