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OCTOBER 19 & 20
RAC ARENA

The countdown is on!

On 19 and 20 October, RAC Arena and Perth City will be a sea of colour and fun for the 57th annual Telethon Weekend.

The 26-hour event will be broadcast live on Channel 7 and 7plus with the Telethon Family Festival taking over Wellington St and Yagan Square on Sunday 20 October 2024.

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The countdown is on – 100 days to Telethon!

The countdown is on! In 100 days, RAC Arena and Perth City will be a sea of colour and fun for the 57th annual Telethon Weekend.   Held on October 19 and 20, the 26-hour event will be broadcast live on Channel 7 and 7plus with the Telethon Family Festival taking over Wellington St and Yagan…

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Empowering resilience in children impacted by family mental illness

Mental illness among parents can be debilitating for children, with long-lasting mental health impacts. Telethon beneficiary Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation envision a world where everyone experiences a happy childhood, free from the impacts of family mental illness. Their unique mental health education programs is where this all begins. The Kookaburra Kids camp and activity days…

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Revolutionising rare disease diagnoses

From birth, Bayleigh has faced numerous health challenges: sudden episodes of not breathing, extreme fatigue, fragile bones that fracture easily, and a stature much smaller than her peers. Despite a long list of specialist appointments and a series of surgeries—brain, dental, eye, and hip— the 12-year-old is yet to find a diagnosis. “Bailey has had…

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