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Since 1968 Western Australians have raised over $349 million through Telethon for the kids of WA.

The money raised has helped make significant advances in treating some of the life threatening diseases that face our children today. Telethon also provides equipment, resources and critical services for children across Western Australia.

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What’s on Telethon 2018 raises $38,000,554 for the kids of WA

TELETHON MAGIC MAKES $306,425,975 MILLION – see all the photos! The people of Western Australia have proved more generous than ever, raising an extraordinary record breaking $38,000,554 for Telethon 2018 Ten year old Kaide Stratton and six year old Charlotte Meredith stole our hearts as the Little Telethon Stars. They tipped the total Telethon has…

Lady Kitty adds a Royal touch for Telethon

In a first, Telethon 2018 is to be touched by British royalty with special international guest Lady Kitty Spencer flying to Perth for the fundraising weekend on 20 – 21st October. Niece to the late princess Diana of Wales, Lady Kitty is passionate about issues affecting young people and is coming to WA to continue the…

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Boys and gaming: finding the balance

By: Maggie Dent | Original article published at essentialkids.com.au Gaming on a computer or device is a wildly popular pastime for kids in Australia. In fact, 94% of children between 6 and 15 play games and, while girls are fast gaining on them, gaming still remains more popular with boys (Source: Digital Australia 2012 report). It seems…

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