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Johnathan's Story

Thursday, 7th Dec 23

Johnathan Hewis has run many marathons, triathlons and ultra-marathons, raising money for causes close to his heart. On December 8, 2023, he will take on the 167.5km long Ultra Trail Kosci Miler for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. The Ultra Trail Kosci Miler traverses the highest peak in Australia, with more than 5000 metres of elevation across the course

Farewell from Eileen

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

Eileen announces her resignation from Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.

A Barbie Night to Remember

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

Community fundraiser Edie-Louise held a Barbie movie night in July to raise funds for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and to help those patients she met along the way.

Tailored For Patients

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

At Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, we house a unique pharmacy with services that are specifically tailored and crafted for our patients.

The Art of Specialist Care

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

Amy O’Donnell is one of our Lung Cancer Nurse Specialists at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and with the support of the donor community, she has been able to a difference in the lives of many patients.

Ngangkari

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

Earlier this year, in March, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse partnered with the Sydney Local Health District and Cancer Institute NSW to host a Ngangkari Cultural Immersion event.

Early Career Research Update

Thursday, 28th Sep 23

Thank you!! $370,000 was raised to support the Early Career Research program at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.

Katrina's Story

Thursday, 24th Aug 23

In 2021 Katrina was diagnosed with meningioma (a tumor from membranes that surround the brain). “My diagnosis and treatment flipped my life upside down. My second surgery was 3 weeks after my son, Carter, was born.

Laura's Story

Wednesday, 23rd Aug 23

Laura bravely chose to shave her hair to raise funds for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in support of her best mate Pat.

Geraint's Story

Wednesday, 16th Aug 23

Liam and I were colleagues who joined the same work team within 3 months of each other, 10 years ago. We quickly bonded over our shared love for indoor rock climbing, coffee, and chocolate.

Kai Cheng: Inspiring Hope Through Innova...

Friday, 14th Jul 23

Meet Kai Cheng, our Surgical Innovation Research Manager and Additive Manufacturing Specialist.

Music in Health

Friday, 14th Jul 23

Isla, Ruby, Ava & Isabel

Thursday, 1st Jun 23

Isla, Ruby, Isabel and Ava are just nine years old, but they all know someone who has been affected by cancer and they wanted to do something to help. They decided as a group to raise money for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and came up with lots of ideas and plans.

Da-Vinci Robot Update

Monday, 27th Mar 23

Thank You! $170,000 was raised to support the purchase of cutting-edge surgical technology; the da Vinci Xi robot.

Meet Nonga from Tonga

Monday, 27th Mar 23

Meet Nonga, one of our Radiation Therapist.