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Seven steps to hosting a virtual Pirate Day

Arrr’ you shipshape and ready for your virtual fundraiser? Follow these steps and you can enjoy Pirate Day without leaving the comfort of your...

Pirate activities for kids

Hoist the mainsail and have a rollicking good time! Set a course for adventure this Pirate Day with activities to bring out the young...

Associate Professor Joshua McCarroll

Building a Trojan horse for brain tumours

The brain’s natural defence mechanisms make treatment of brain tumours extremely difficult. One researcher with a very personal childhood cancer connection is hoping to...

Pirate Day 2020 Announced

Children, office workers and whole townships are set to embrace their inner buccaneers by dressing as pirates in support of kids with brain cancer...

Dr Nick Gottardo and Dr Raelene Endersby in the lab at Telethon Kids Institute, WA. Paediatric oncology research

Get to know Dr Nick Gottardo

Funds raised through 2019 Pirate Day will be directed to the ground-breaking research of this paediatric oncologist. Dr Nick Gottardo believes he was destined...

Pirate Day 2019 Announced

Right across the nation, children, office workers and whole townships are encouraged to embrace their inner buccaneer and dress up like a pirate throughout...

Your step by step guide

We hope everyone in your crew enjoys dressing up and having fun despite the seriousness of childhood brain cancer. Here’s a few tips on...

10 fundraising tips from the professionals

The Kids’ Cancer Project and Pirate Ship Foundation are so grateful when ordinary people in the community hear the urgent plea and act by...

Organise your crew

Or how to turn a bunch of landlubbers into pirates for Pirate Day So you want to organise a Pirate Day but don’t know...

18 pirate party ideas

Pirate Day is a fun day of getting in touch with your inner Long John Silver, Captain Kidd or Jack Sparrow. Set sail for...

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