Legacy Ambassador Spotlight - Olivia Carland

February 18, 2021

In October 2012, 17-year-old Olivia Kate Carland was diagnosed with a brain tumour which was later confirmed as a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Read more about DIPG here In a vast...

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Shark Island Swim for Georgia

February 11, 2021

Sunday February 7, 2021 was a perfect sunny Sydney day, ideal conditions for team Sweet Georgia Brown's Shark Island Swim fundraising event. A group of over 15 participated in the 1km and the 2.3km...

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Mister Zimi Candle

November 18, 2020

We're pleased to announce in honour of Alfie and Sara Chivers, the team at Mister Zimi have created two limited edition candles. Since the launch of the candles in November, Mister Zimi has raised...

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Profiling Ependymoma - Connor Dawes

September 25, 2020

Saturday 26 September is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on ependymoma. Robert ‘Connor’ Dawes was born in Wisconsin in 1994, however he spent most of his life...

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Profiling Ependymoma - Georgia Brown

September 24, 2020

Saturday 26 September is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on ependymoma.  Georgia Brown is a beautiful, active five-year-old girl. She loves playing with her sisters,...

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Profiling Ependymoma - Olivia Phelan

September 22, 2020

Saturday 26 September is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on ependymoma. Olivia Phelan was 15-years-old when she was diagnosed with an ependymoma in January 2017. The...

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Alfie Chivers CRISPR Project

January 17, 2020

Hudson Institute of Medical Research is set to receive $226,000 over two years to fund its CRISPR research project, known as the Alfie Project. The project is named in honour of Sara Chivers and...

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Educational video series with Dr. Greg Wheeler

September 30, 2019

The PNET Cancer Foundation has facilitated the production of a series of educational videos with Dr. Greg Wheeler – a leading paediatric radiologist and oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer...

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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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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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