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Top 10 Tips For A Swashbuckling Pirate Day!

Ahoy there! We are so excited to have you and your band of buccaneers aboard for this year’s Pirate Day. Enjoy a day of...

A swashbuckling week of pirate fun

This Pirate Day, let’s make kids’ brain cancer walk the plank! Batten down the hatches! In May, buccaneers from across Australia will be embracing...

Announcement: Set sail on Pirate Day 2021

Let’s turn the tide on brain cancer this Pirate Day! This May thousands of buccaneers across Australia will be hoisting the mainsail for The...

Turning the tide on kids’ brain cancer

Dr Raelene Endersby, Co-Head, Brain Tumour Research at Telethon Kids Institute is investigating an exciting new immunotherapy for children with brain cancer that has...

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...

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