IT’S GETTING REAL

This morning my aeroplane started its Fly for the Kids transformation. Thanks to our wonderful supporter Blue Star, the decals look amazing emblazoned across the aircraft’s fuselage and will let everyone know that I’m flying for a great cause. I’m also pleased that they provide an opportunity to recognise our many sponsors who have got … Continued

ABC RADIO INTERVIEW

On Wednesday night I joined host Patricia Karvelas on RN Drive to talk Fly for the Kids. As I told Patricia, I leave on this adventure soon and look forward to meeting some of my interstate patients along the way. Stay in touch through my blogs and share my progress with your networks via Facebook. … Continued

A CHECK-UP BEFORE CAIRNS

It was lovely to see Lauren,  a young patient of mine at The Royal Children’s Hospital today. Lauren is from Port Douglas in North Queensland, but comes to visit me at the RCH for treatment.  On 21 March it will be my great privilege to visit her school and present my Fly for the Kids … Continued

A BANNER DAY

What a fabulous surprise when I arrived at The Royal Children’s Hospital today! Fly for the Kids banners have arrived to help promote my fundraising journey.  I can’t believe it’s less than three weeks until I take off. Thanks to the RCH Foundation team for promoting and supporting my journey. If you haven’t already donated, … Continued

THANK YOU COCKATOO WARD

I discovered this week the amazing efforts of Cockatoo Ward in supporting my fundraising journey. Across the RCH, staff, patients and visitors are getting involved in various ways to support my flight. From simple things like sharing my fundraising postcard AND sharing the Fly for the Kids website www.flyforthekids.org.au on Facebook to fundraising together and donating. … Continued

NEW STOP IN CANBERRA ADDED!

  Last week I was pleased to hear from a colleague who challenged me on why Canberra wasn’t part of my fundraising circumnavigation of Australia. He said, “I’m surprised that you are not coming to Canberra. You have a wide range of ‘patient stops’, surely you can drop in and ensure you claim legitimate ‘national’ … Continued