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Spotlight on: Dr David Bade

The Queensland Children’s Hospital hosts one of the largest paediatric orthopaedic departments in Australia, caring for kids from across the...

Thank you for giving sick kids the greatest gift at Christmas.

Christmas may be all wrapped up, but we are still celebrating the wonderful support we received from our community and...

Health troubles can’t dull Patrick’s smile

Born with multiple joint deformities, five-year-old Patrick has undergone ongoing plaster casting of his torso and legs and faced multiple...

COVID-19 Update from the Children’s Hospital Foundation

We are taking precautionary measures aimed at protecting our staff, our volunteers and the many families and kids we engage with. This...

Children’s Hospital Foundation welcomes new Patron

On 1 November 2021, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM was sworn in as the 27th Governor of...

Zayden’s legacy: play for all

A Queensland Children’s Hospital patient has left a lasting legacy for other sick kids thanks to an inclusive play program...

Harrison helped by insulin infusion pumps

In early July 2021, 10-month-old Harrison was rushed to his local hospital after becoming severely ill. Hospital staff quickly identified...

Working wonders for kids affected by stroke

Stroke can happen at any age.  Each year up to 600 Australian children are diagnosed with stroke, which happens when...

Your gift, their future

Did you know that 70% of Australian adults don’t have a legally binding Will? Children's Hospital Foundation has partnered with...

World-first research project to have kids running to better health

A landmark research project funded by Children’s Hospital Foundation is aiming to improve the cardiovascular health for young children living...

New date for Nine Telethon

Same awesome event, new 2022 date! Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, the difficult decision has been made to postpone...

It’s all about Thank YOU!

On Friday 3 September the Children’s Hospital Foundation held their inaugural Thank You Day. Everything we do for sick and...

A Lott more to play for

Many Aussies might not realise that when they play the lotteries, even if they don’t become instant millionaires, their money...

Mother of six wins life-changing prize thanks to act of kindness

One lucky Forest Lake resident has won the prize of a lifetime, taking home $250,000 worth of goodies in an...

Kids pledge their support to 42k Your Way fundraising challenge

Eight-year-old Flynn Harding from Narangba, and six-year-old Chinchilla local, Evie Smith, have come on board as the official ambassadors for...

Woolworths raffle winner collects her brand-new Hyundai

One lucky Lismore resident has been left speechless after taking home the first prize of the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s annual raffle in conjunction with Woolworths, valued...

2021 Health Services Research Grant Round

This Grant Round Opens 9am, 24 June 2021 (AEST). The 2021 Children’s Hospital Foundation Health Services Research (HSR) Grant Round...

Community rallies behind super Slater

The Southport community has come together to support one of their bravest residents, six-year-old prep student, Slater Clifton-Walker. Slater was...

​​Intravenous passport to improve experience of sick kids​​

The development of an intravenous (IV) “Passport” for children with complex health conditions is revolutionising the management of IV devices...

Boost for Brain Cancer Research

Australia’s only paediatric brain cancer research centre, The Children’s Brain Cancer Centre, has received a vital funding boost thanks to...

Firefighters cross the finish line on 710km charity ride

Thirty-three determined firefighters today crossed the finish line on a mammoth 710km seven-day bike ride in support of Children’s Hospital...

Keeping the wonder alive during COVID-19

Thanks to the support of our donors' sick kids like Lilly have had a helping hand to get through the...

Wonder Moments

Matilda rings the bell! Friday 16 April was a very special day for a very special girl! Matilda, one of...

Laser treatment helping kids with burns scars

Queensland kids living with significant burn scarring could experience better long-term outcomes thanks to ground-breaking laser treatment made possible by...

Woolworths Summer Raffle Winners 2021

On Tuesday 9 March 2021 we drew the eight lucky winners of the Woolworths Summer Raffle.

Grants offer career boost to Queensland women, to help make their mark in child health research

Leaders in paediatric healthcare and research came together today for International Women’s Day at a breakfast hosted by the Children’s…

2021 Regional Working Wonders Scheme

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Regional Working Wonders Scheme is now open. The Working Wonders…

2021 Working Wonders Grant Round

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Working Wonders Grant Round for Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) applicants is now open.  Applications can be accepted...

Young researcher aims to lessen impact of transition to adult care

A young researcher from the University of Queensland is looking to improve outcomes for children living with type 1 diabetes,...

Help sick kids and win big!

Four brand new cars and hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes are up for grabs, simply by helping support kids doing...

Immunotherapy trial launched to protect children who undergo stem cell transplants

Australian researchers have begun a clinical trial of a new cellular immunotherapy treatment aimed at preventing dangerous side effects for...

Lucky Moreton Bay family win brand new car when they needed it most

For one lucky Moreton Bay family, winning a brand-new Hyundai Tucson Elite at the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Telethon Kids Ball could not have come at a better...

Thank you, Queensland – 2020 Nine Telethon raises $11,105,140

In its seventh consecutive year, the 2020 Nine Telethon brought Queenslanders together in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation, raising...

Thank you to BIG W Queensland and Northern NSW team and customers for $5 million milestone

On behalf of sick kids and their families across the state, the Children’s Hospital Foundation is saying thank you to BIG W teams and their...

Nova’s Bids to Help Sick Kids is back and LIVE NOW!

Ash, Kip, and Luttsy with Susie O’Neill kicked off this year’s Nova’s Bids to Help Sick Kids on the Nova...

Grants put women at the forefront of paediatric research

Four outstanding Queensland women have been awarded almost $200,000 by the Children’s Hospital Foundation to help work wonders in the...

$2.5 million pledged to digital PET-CT scanner for Queensland Children’s Hospital

Queensland’s sickest kids will be able to access a dedicated state-of-the-art digital positron emission tomography (PET) service at the Queensland...

Australia’s only dedicated paediatric brain cancer research centre receives $500,000 boost from Golden Casket

The donation will go to the Children’s Brain Cancer Centre, an initiative launched by the Children’s Hospital Foundation in collaboration,...

Sophie’s story

Without the continued support from Woolworths, their customers and the Children’s Hospital Foundation, Sophie’s future could have been very different....

Jack’s story

The music therapy that helps Jack through his appointments is made possible by the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership....

Indiana’s story

The PICU Garden Terrace is a sanctuary for sick kids and their families and was beautifully renovated thanks to Woolworths....

Archer’s story

Rapid diagnostic testing for meningococcal which helped save Archer was made possible by the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership....

Holly’s story

The patient entertainment system is one of many pieces of equipment supported by the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership....

Lyla’s story

The Connected Care Program is just one of the many services supported by the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership....

Molly’s story

The incredible Woolworths Wayfinders are just one of many services made possible by the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership....

William’s story

The ECMO which saved Williams's life was made possible with funds from the Woolworths and Children’s Hospital Foundation partnership. On...

Queensland Police officers ready to run 160km in 24 hours for sick kids

Three determined police officers are just a few days out from a mammoth effort to run 160km in 24 hours...

Liv’s brave shave for brain cancer research

Eight-year-old Airlie Beach local, Liv Jamieson, with a heart of gold recently underwent a brave shave to help raise funds...

National infectious disease research extended thanks to funding boost

We are proud to support Queensland Children’s Hospital paediatric infectious disease specialist and University of Queensland academic, Adam Irwin, who...

Golden Casket funds Queensland life-changing paediatric research

Queensland children are set to benefit from the latest round of Health Services Research grant winners, funded by Children’s Hospital...

Australian-first research to use AI to diagnose eye disease in children

An Australian-first study funded by the Children’s Hospital Foundation is set to use artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose a potentially...

You are working wonders for medical research

Thanks to your generous donations, the Children’s Hospital Foundation is extremely pleased to support Australia’s largest paediatric sepsis study.  As a…

Officeworks raises more than $70,000 for sick kids​​

The Officeworks community across Queensland wrapped up their ‘Round Up to Make A Difference’ campaign on Sunday 05 July, raising more than $70,000...

Young cancer survivor helps raise money for sick Queensland kids

A young Toowoomba local who beat cancer last year is putting his support behind a fundraising challenge in order to raise much-needed funds for the Children’s Hospital…

Round up for sick kids at Officeworks!

For the next three weeks (15 June – 5 July) Officeworks will be giving their customers the opportunity to work...

Super special virtual visit for sick kids!

Working wonders for sick kids got a superhero boost, when Chris Hemsworth appeared on Juiced TV Live to virtually visit...

Amazing Molly does it again!

For the second year in a row, instead of asking for presents for her birthday Molly, who turned five this...

Wonder Moments

We love nothing more than sharing wonder moments with you, and this time we have three! Charlotte rings the bell!...

Supporting sick kids during COVID-19

Even during these unprecedented times, working wonders for sick kids remains at the core of our mission. Everything we do,...

Eggs-tra special Easter for some eggs-tra special kids!

Easter was a little different for everyone this year, but for most people, being at home meant having some fun...

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to keep sick kids smiling?

It’s never easy being a sick kid in hospital, but the current visitor restrictions and reduced entertainment and support services...

Woolworths Wonderful Summer Raffle Winners

On Tuesday 14 April 2020 we drew the 10 winners of the ‘Woolworths Wonderful Summer Raffle”. Congratulations to all our lucky winners!

Grants shine spotlight on Queensland women making a difference in child health research

Once again, on International Women’s Day the Children’s Hospital Foundation launched the Mary McConnel Career Boost Program for Women in...

Wonder Moments

Many families can take it for granted that they will be able to spend Christmas at home, surrounded by friends...

Children’s Hospital Foundation launch their Reconciliation Action Plan

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is extremely proud to have officially launched their ‘Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan. Reconciliation Action Plans are...

Supporting vital research into paediatric stroke

In an Australian first, children affected by stroke are set to benefit from better long-term health care plans and a...

More than $13 million worth of wonders for Queensland kids

Queenslanders have risen to the occasion once again, donating a record-breaking $13,466,704 to the sixth annual Nine Telethon for the...

$1.7m surgical navigation equipment provides better outcomes for kids with bone cancer

Queensland kids with bone cancer will benefit from better outcomes after surgery, thanks to cutting-edge 3D surgical navigation technology made...

Queensland’s first research program to improve the lives of kids with cystic fibrosis 

The Children’s Hospital Foundation has pledged $2.5million over 5 years towards Queensland’s first dedicated cystic fibrosis research program to help...

She’s got the music in her…

Dr Jeanette Kennelly started her working life as a music teacher, but always believed there was a role for music...

The space that colour forgot!

Queensland Children’s Hospital is light, bright and full of art and colour to brighten the days of sick kids in...

Record $12.9 million invested into working wonders for sick kids 

Thanks to the generosity and unwavering support of the Queensland community, the Children’s Hospital Foundation invested a record $12.9 million...

Golden Casket donates $100,000 for vital hospital equipment needed for sick kids

From a Giraffe Blue Spot Lite Phototherapy System in Bundaberg to a Kanmed BabyBed in the Gold Coast, the Lott,...

Research honour for Dr Severine Navarro

Associate Professor Severine Navarro, Preclinical Senior Research Fellow at the Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research, has been recognised in...

Winners of the 2019 Woolworths Mega Mazda Car Raffle

On Wednesday 7 August 2019 we drew the 5 winners of the ‘Woolworths Mega Mazda Raffle". Congratulations to all our lucky...

2019 Paediatric immunotherapy research grant round now open.

This Grant Round will close at 5pm on Monday 2nd September 2019. In partnership with the University of Queensland, Children’s...

Golden Casket donates $500,000 towards the fight against childhood brain cancer

Paediatric brain cancer research in Queensland will receive a $500,000 boost thanks to a donation from Golden Casket. The money...

2020 Preclinical and Clinical Research Grant Round & 2020 Research Travel Grant Round

Now Open The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the following Grant Rounds are now open: 2020 Preclinical...

Molly turns birthday into fundraiser for kids with brain cancer

Molly is celebrating her fourth birthday on May 18, and instead of presents and a party, she has asked friends...

2019 Working Wonders grant rounds now open

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2019 CHQ Working Wonders Grant Rounds are now open.

Australia’s first dedicated paediatric brain cancer research centre

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost…

Grants offer career boost to help women make their mark in paediatric research

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost…

Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Kidzone

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost…

2019 Health Services Research Stimulus Grant round and Mary McConnel Career Boost Program now open.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost…

World-first research to redefine wet cough treatment

A cough is the single most common reason for children to present to GPs, which is why the Children’s Hospital...

Children’s Hospital Foundation Raffle is live now!

You could win the lifestyle of your dreams with your choice of one of three amazing prize packages. Each package is...

More than 12.7 million reasons to smile

For the fifth consecutive year, the Channel Nine Telethon has rallied the generosity of Queenslanders to dig deep and donate…

$10 million pledged to help the fight against paediatric brain cancer

The Children’s Hospital Foundation today pledged up to $10 million over five years towards the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to…

Winners of the ‘Win a share of $290,000 in prizes’ raffle

On Thursday 22 March 2018 we drew the 10 winners of the ‘Win a share of $290,000 in prizes’ raffle. Congratulations to all…

The Mary McConnel Career Career Boost Program for Women in Paediatric Research.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost…

Children’s Hospital Foundation Inaugural International Women’s Day Breakfast

Tickets for the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s inaugural International Women’s Day breakfast are now on sale! Date: Thursday 8th March 2018…

Woolworths announce $5 million nutrition research centre

The Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research We are delighted to announce today, that with the incredible support of  Woolworths, we...

A Christmas message from our CEO

It has been an incredible year for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. We are proud to be making a real difference…

$12,230,565 million reasons to smile

$12,230,565 million reasons to smile The generous spirit of Queenslanders has raised an incredible $12,230,565 for sick kids and their...

Winners of the ‘WIN a Mazda BT-50 raffle’

On Thursday 17 August 2017, we drew the five winners of the Woolworths ‘Win a Mazda BT-50’ raffle. Congratulations to all our lucky…

WIN 1 of 5 Mazda BT-50’s

Tickets on sale 5 June – 2 July 2017 at Woolworths stores in Queensland and Northern New South Wales. Prizes 1st…

Easter joy to our children’s hospital

  The Children’s Hospital Foundation brought the joy of Easter to Queensland Children’s Hospital last month. We welcomed several special…

WIN a Mazda 3 Touring

Add a $2 raffle ticket to your purchase at BigW and you could win a Mazda 3 Touring valued at...

Hire for a higher purpose with Kennards Hire

Kennards Hire is gearing up for their annual charity initiative, ‘Kennards For Kids’. From now until the end of April,...

2017 Grant Rounds open 27 February

Children’s Hospital Foundation Health Services Research, PhD Scholarship Top-up and QPID Education and Travel Grants rounds now open for application.

12.3 million reasons to smile

The generous spirit of Queenslanders has raised an incredible $12.3 million for sick kids and their families. Funds raised will...

2017 Children’s Hospital Foundation Grant Round now open

Travel and research grants are now open to existing researchers and clinicians funded by the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Woolworths ‘Win an Audi’ raffle winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Woolworths ‘Win an Audi’ raffle. Five lucky winners are now the proud new owners of a Q3 or A3 Audi.