Thank You for Going Grey Your Way

June 4, 2019

During the month of May more than 20,000 people at schools and workplaces across Victoria, and interstate, took part in Go Grey in May. Previously known as Brain Week, this was our first year of...

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$10 million to be put towards clinical trials and studies in brain cancer

April 3, 2019

The Australian and New Zealand Children's Haematology/Oncology Group (ANZCHOG) and the Australian Brain Cancer Mission are set to receive $10 million over five years. The significant funding boost...

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Liz's Year in Review

February 7, 2019

From little things big things grow... As I reflect back on 2018 and look forward to 2019, I am reminded of the title of the Australian song by Paul Kelly, “from little things big things grow.”...

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Donald Cant Watts Corke partner with the RCD Foundation

December 20, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have recently signed a five year agreement with Donald Cant Watts Corke (DCWC). By signing this five year agreement, DCWC are pledging to invest in the future...

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New RCD-funded research to better diagnosis and treatment of supratentorial ependymoma

August 31, 2018

In December 2017 we announced the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Eight months on, we're...

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Three Little Birds, One Big Impact

July 4, 2018

Announcing our newest merchandise - Three Little Birds sculptures by Metalbirds! We're so excited to announce we've partnered with Melbourne art installation studio Metalbird to create pieces of...

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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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$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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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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