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May 6, 2024

Bridgette’s Path to Recovery from Childhood Cancer

When 11-year-old Bridgette came home early one morning after vomiting at a sleepover, mum Kristie put it down to a tummy bug. But other symptoms soon started to pile up.…
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April 8, 2024

The BIG Run

Little Big Steps and Declan are excited to announce the event details of 'The Big Run'. In September Declan will be running from Warrandyte to Bendigo ( a mere 165km)…
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January 19, 2024

Thank you Telethon 7

Little Big Steps are excited and honoured to be one of the Telethon 7 grant awardees for 2024. 'Telethon is dedicated to transforming and positively impacting the lives of sick,…
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December 6, 2023

Walk for Little Big Steps

On Saturday 25th November the Minderoo Foundation supported a 5km walk through 'Baxter's Army' to raise funds for Little Big Steps. The Baxter's Army is led by paediatric brain cancer…
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December 1, 2023

Carla Fetter & Little Big Steps Event

November 15th, Carla Fetter, (Jellis Craig Armadale) and Little Big Steps ran an Exclusive Client Night and Fundraising Event. Guests enjoyed the hospitality of The Botanical Hotel, learning about Little…
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February 17, 2023

Teds’ Story

Ted, our 5 year old boy, is the bravest and most inspiring person we know. On March 19th he will complete ‘Run For The Kids’, a 4.6km run. It will…
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June 7, 2021

A dream for Charlie

Charlie spent 4 months in hospital while undergoing a Bone Marrow Transplant in 2020. During that time he received excellent care, but the one thing that was missing was access…
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April 5, 2021

Team George

George was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer called Ependymoma in 2016. He was just 11 months old at the time, and four years on he is still fighting. (more…)
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February 14, 2021

In the hands of strangers

For some paediatric cancer patients, life-saving treatment is literally in the hands of strangers, and in April 2018 when we received the news that Lochie’s treatment had not been as…
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October 30, 2020

Fresh air, a garden to explore, and grass to play on

Sierra was like every other active kid, loved riding her bike, walking the dogs, camping, swimming, and gymnastics. All until a few weeks before she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…
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October 14, 2020

Chloé’s journey: One day at a time

In June 2020 just one month short of her second birthday, and after 3 trips to emergency with what I thought was a nasty virus, Chloé was diagnosed with Acute…
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September 22, 2020

“Carpe Diem” Seize the Day

On the 20th of October 2008 our 2 year old daughter, Kali, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. This is news you, as a parent, never want to hear. After…
February 4, 2020

Garmin donate 50 Vivofit Jnr 2 activity trackers to Little Big Steps

The Little Big Steps charity idea was all sparked when co-founder Cass’ son Lochie was gifted a Garmin Vivofit Jnr for his birthday and it transformed his physical and mental…
February 4, 2020

Super Lochie and the radiotherapy machine – Another Peter Mac movie star!

Peter Mac's Paediatric Film Production program transforms a child's radiotherapy treatment (which can be daunting) into a magical adventure to make it a bit less scary. Kids can choose to…
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October 21, 2019

Princess Cancer

5 months of inpatient treatment It wasn’t until we returned to our home environment, after Sienna's 5 months of inpatient treatment at the Royal Children’s Hospital, that we could see…