Run For A Cure, The Final Chapter


This year I am taking part in all 4 of the City Run Series Events, Brisbane - City2South 14km - completed 1:19:36, Sydney - City2Surf 14km completed - 1:18:46, Canberra Times Fun Run - 14km completed - 1:14:01 and on Sunday I will take part in my final City Run Series event in Melbourne at the City2Sea 15km event where I will be running from the MCG to St Kilda. read more

Fundraiser for Thew family


Last month Gungahlin resident Jen Thew tragically passed away unexpectedly due to complications from influenza. Jen's daugther Estella is a student at Gungahlin local dance school GDANCE Acadmey. Jo McKinley, Director of GDANCE Academy has created a GoFundMe fundraising page to support the Thew family during this time. read more

Angus wants to help Dyslexic kids at Harrison School


9 year old Angus is in year 4 at Harrison school has Dyslexia himself and wants to help other Dyslexic children at his school by buying the school a set of c-pen readers.  read more

Go Hannah London Marathon 2018


Local Bonner resident Hannah is ticking off running the London Marathon from her bucket list in 2018 in memory of a dear friend. We sat down with Hannah to find out why this challenge is so important to her and how this can help with cancer research.  read more

September Is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month


Did you know that three families hear the words “Your child has cancer” everyday?

The Dainere’s Rainbow Team have come up with a very special initiative for International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and that is to display a Gold Ribbon at your home or workplace to show your support for and to elevate significant awareness for Childhood Cancer through the month of September. read more

Legacy Week 2017 – Support the families of those who have served their country


This Legacy Week, Canberra Legacy is asking Canberrans to dig deep to support the families of veterans suffering financially and socially due to the death, injury or serious illness of a spouse or parent as a result of their service to the country.

Legacy Week will happen from 27th August to 2nd September 2017 and all donations will go directly to our beneficiaries, ensuring financial assistance provided by the Canberra community stays in the local region, supporting Canberra-based families. read more

Dainere's Rainbow Run at City2Surf


The following is a wrap up from Dainere's Rainbow Brain Tumour Research Fund team about the weekends City2Surf run. read more

Paralympian Michael Milton gets his HART.R8 pumping to support Hartley Lifecare


Hartley Lifecare is a local and specialised disability service that provides high quality residential, recreational, respite, transport and community services for children and adults with physical and complex disabilities, their families and carers living in our local community. read more

Children’s cancer cure the ultimate prize for City2Surf runners


Two Canberra men have their sights set far beyond the finish line as they take on Sydney's Epic City2Surf, the world's largest fun run this August for an equally epic cause.

Jarrett Anthoney and Mark Scarborough are competing in the gruelling race in a bid to raise funds for paediatric brain cancer research. They will do so in memory of Jarrett's sister Dainere and in the knowledge this cancer remains the number one disease killer of children in Australia. read more

Gungahlin District residents invited to support hunger relief drive across the ACT


While doing their weekly supermarket shop in July, Gungahlin District residents can help the more than 4,900 people across the ACT who receive hunger relief each month.

Foodbank’s biggest annual public food appeal will help provide meals for the one in six people who are in crisis at some point each year.* An estimated 5,400 people across the ACT seek assistance for food relief each month, however to meet this need, an additional 3,617 meals are still required above what is currently being provided.* read more

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