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Very Special Kids News

Around 430 parents, siblings and children supported by Very Special Kids attended the Family Christmas Party  on Sunday 22 November for a day of family fun. Soaring and tumbling on the Aero Bou... Read More


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The Very Special Kids Fashion Sale and Fair were huge successes. This year, the Fair and Fashion Sale were held on different days, with the fashi... Read More


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Excitement filled Very Special Kids Hospice today as children and families supported by Very Special Kids were the first in Victoria to preview this year’s Royal Melbourne Show showbags. Children, who had travelled with their families from across Victoria for the occasion, w... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Very Special Kids was founded in 1984 by two families whose children had died from leukaemia. They recognised the need for other families going through a similar experience to receive support. Sister Margaret Noone became the organsation's first employee on June 17th 1985, 30... Read More


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Very Special Kids Hospice is one of a kind in Victoria, offering eight beds for respite and end-of-life care for children with life-threatening conditions, with nurses available 24 hours, and family accommodation on site.  At the helm of this operation is Hospice Manager Sue Kea... Read More


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Very Special Kids Chief Medical Officer Dr Simon Cohen shares his thoughts on the need for more resources for paediatric palliative care. This opinion piece originally appeared in the Read More


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Very Special Kids is pleased to welcome to the team Kara Briggs, formerly of EACH Social and Community Health, and Sharon Stynes, formerly of The Reach Foundation. Recent growth of the organisation has resulted in Kara filling the newly created role of General Manager, Plan... Read More


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