Music Therapy Resource Grant Spotlight: Beth

October 25, 2023

16-year-old Beth was diagnosed with a pilocytic astrocytoma brain tumour and was loaned a steel tong drum to help her cope while going through treatment in hospital. It really helped her, but after...

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Music Therapy Spotlight: Charlie

October 7, 2021

Charlie is five years old and diagnosed with a medulloblastoma brain cancer. He is a RCD Foundation Music Matters recipient, and his love for music is evident! "Music therapy is the highlight of my...

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Evie's Song - When It's Over

June 22, 2021

When we first read the song lyrics shared by 14 year old Music Matters Grant recipient Evie, the entire RCD team were blown away! We thought they deserved to be shared with the world, and what...

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Music Therapy Interview - Sarah Punch

May 24, 2021

We partnered with The Kids' Cancer Project on their Kids’ Brain Cancer 360 editorial series with our Music Therapy Manager,  Sarah Punch.  Sarah was Connor's music therapist, and is an integral...

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Music Therapy Spotlight: Jett

April 19, 2021

Meet one of our music therapy grant recipients, Jett  The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation offer blocks of 10 private in-home music therapy sessions for children and young adults under 25...

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Introducing Our New Music Therapist: Megan Goodwin!

March 11, 2021

We're excited to officially introduce Megan Goodwin into our RCD Music Matters Pilot Programme, which has been generously funded by The Helen Amelia Hains Foundation. Megan is extremely well...

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Music Therapy Spotlight: Hannah

October 9, 2020

Meet one of our music therapy grant recipients, Hannah ? Hannah finished up chemo in August 2020, and to celebrate, her family decided to fundraise for Connor’s Run. Her mum Diana set a goal of...

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"From one friend to another"

June 29, 2015

Shauna O'Carroll  looked into the state of music therapy in Australia for her  final semester journalism project. As part of her research, Shauna interviewed Liz and Una. Below is her article....

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Music Matters Grant

March 9, 2014

As part of our Care projects in brain matters, we are providing Music Matters grants of 10 music therapy sessions for children and young adults, aged 25 years and under, who have been diagnosed with a...

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Recording sweet sweet music

December 15, 2013

During the Very Merry Christmas Party held on December 6th, we were able to present Monash Music Therapy with $2 500 towards a new music recorder used with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) patients....

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