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By Damienne Mor, Family Support Practitioner at Very Special Kids “I don’t want to ask – I feel guilty that I’ll never be able to repay the favour,” is a comment I often hear from carers who are tirelessly and selflessly looking after their sick child whilst often ... Read More


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In early 2019 the Very Special Kids hospice team welcomed their first Child Life Therapist, Shari Manley into the fold.Child Life Therapists (CLT) are responsible for supporting a child to ensure their voice is heard and their needs are met within the healthcare environment. ... Read More


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By Angela Flood, Family Support Practitioner at Very Special KidsHave you ever stopped and imagined what it might be like for a parent to hear the words ‘your child is going to die’. Have you wondered what those earth shattering, heart breaking, incomprehensible words mig... Read More


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Very Special Kids Ambassador Jimmy Rees has been dancing his way into our lounge rooms appearing on Network Ten’s Dancing With The Stars.But there’s more to Jimmy’s story that viewers may not be aware of. Although learning a new dance every week can be challenging, Jimm... Read More


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A life-changing upgrade to provide greater services, greater support and greater security well into the future.To ensure we can continue to provide the highest level of care and support for children with life-threatening conditions and their families now and into the future, ... Read More


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Sister Margaret Noone is a Loreto Sister, former teacher and junior school principal, and the first employee of Very Special Kids.Following a 20 year career as a teacher, with many years as a junior school principal, Sister Margaret was presented with the opportunity to study... Read More


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In partnership with Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Very Special Kids is proud to be the Pin & Win charity partner for 2019.Pin & Win is the VRC’s flagship annual charity fundraiser and all sales of the Lexus Melbourne Cup souvenir pins wi... Read More


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Very Special Kids Ambassador Jimmy Rees is set to make his debut on Dancing With The Stars on Monday night, and we’re so excited to support him!He\'s best known for his starring role on the hit ABC Kids\' show, Giggle And Hoot, but now Jimmy Rees is set to fox trot his way ... Read More


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As the first children’s hospice in Australia, Very Special Kids Hospice is now over 23 years old. To ensure we continue to provide the highest level of care and support for you and your family, for the past two years Very Special Kids has been researching and planning ways to u... Read More


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Yesterday Very Special Kids hosted a very special morning with some very special ladies. We had over 20 fashion and mummy influencers come to our grounds in Malvern with their children, to help us raise awareness of our latest #MomentsThatMatter campaign at our Very Special Garde... Read More


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