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Set Sail for Pirate Day 2020

Pirate Day is a national fundraising day encouraging kids and the young at heart to dress like pirates to raise money for childhood brain...

Associate Professor Joshua McCarroll

Behind the Science: Associate Professor Josh McCarroll

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 Trivia

Arrr’ did ye know? We’ve dug up 20 questions, all about pirates to test your knowledge before you take to the high seas. Will...

A note from the Pirate Day team regarding COVID-19

Since 2015, buccaneers of all ages have raised more than $300,000 to find better treatments and ultimately a cure for childhood brain cancer. While...

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...

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