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. The candles are available to purchase via Mister Zimi online and in...

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About Medulloblastoma / PNET

November 2, 2020

About Medulloblastoma/PNET Medulloblastoma/PNET is the most common brain tumour of childhood, representing 20% of all childhood brain tumours. They are most common in children between the ages of...

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About Ependymoma

October 22, 2020

Robert 'Connor' Dawes (Connor to his family and friends) was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma in 2011. He was 17 and had his whole, bright future ahead of him. He underwent surgery which caused...

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Innovative new clinical trial to give hope to Australian kids with deadly brain cancer

September 17, 2020

INNOVATIVE NEW CLINICAL TRIAL TO GIVE HOPE TO AUSTRALIAN KIDS WITH DEADLY BRAIN CANCER The Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation is committing $250,000 to co-fund the NICHE-HGG trial, that will give...

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Smashing our FUNdraising goals

September 8, 2020

You did it (again!) Another FUNdraising goal reached, and we cannot thank you enough. These extra funds raised have allowed us to announce a number of new initiatives: The Gideon Gratzer and Grace...

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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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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Video Update

November 27, 2019

We love receiving updates from the labs we work with. In partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Northwestern Mutual, we provided Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston a $25,000...

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About Astrocytoma

November 5, 2019

About Astrocytoma (pronounced ass-tro-sigh-toe-ma). Astrocytomas are the most common type of primary brain tumour and are part of a larger group of brain tumours called gliomas.  Astrocytoma...

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2020 Childhood Cancer Research Symposium

October 15, 2019

The 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Symposium is a key scientific event for paediatric cancer researchers and clinicians, with leading guest speakers from national and international organisations....

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Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day

September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26 is the inaugural Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day coincides with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and aims to increase community...

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