Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, September 26: Medulloblastoma

September 20, 2021

Sunday 26 September 2021 is the third annual Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day in Australia. Every year Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day will focus on a different strain of the disease, this...

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RCD x T.House: Goods That Do Good

September 16, 2021

T.House have created beautiful home products, with 100% of profits from sales being donated to our Foundation. T.House is the brainchild of longtime RCDF supporter, Tina Nettleford. T.House is an...

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Connor's Run 2021 Highlights

September 9, 2021

Everyone is getting out and celebrating Connor's Run Your Way Any Day! We love seeing all your videos and photos of all the ways you're helping raise funds for Paediatric Brain Cancer. Send us your...

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Legacy Ambassador Spotlight - Ken Fleming

July 15, 2021

Ken, his wife Dianne, and their sons were happily living their lives in beautiful Tasmania when their world fell apart in July 2016. Their son Jack was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiforme brain...

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Yoga with Patricia

May 28, 2021

On Saturday May 8th we were lucky enough to have Connor's yoga teacher Patricia take a small group through a one hour mindful and relaxing morning of Yoga on the Hampton Beach Foreshore. Luckily we...

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Seven Ways to Stay Motivated During Lockdown

May 27, 2021

Well, Victoria here we are again, another lockdown. We've done it before and we can do it again. We've come up with some fun and productive ways to get through the latest lockdown. 1. Register for...

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Brainy Breakfast 2021

May 14, 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Brainy Breakfast on Thursday 13 May. And a very special thanks to our inspiring researchers: A/Prof Misty Jenkins, Dr Jason Cain and Dr Pratiti...

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Connor's Erg 2021

March 9, 2021

Thank you to all of the individuals and teams who used their brawn for brains, Connor’s Erg raised over $60,000 USD ($78,000+ AUD!) for paediatric brain cancer matters. It was a challenging year,...

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Professor Terry Johns + Telethon Kids Research Update

February 8, 2021

The outcomes for children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and ependymoma cancer have barely changed in 30 years. The ependymoma cure rate is less than 60% and DIPG is nearly always fatal....

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January 28, 2021

New year, new faces! Joining the RCDF team is our newly appointed Research Manager, Dr. Kim Wark. We're committing nearly a million dollars in funding to key projects each year, and having...

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