With an average of 500 Australian children suffering brain damage from road trauma each year, it’s not hard to understand the passion behind safety conscious Mercedes-Benz’s new partnership with Brainwave Australia. Throw five-time Moto GP Champion Mick Doohan AO and his well-documented passion and support for road safety into the mix, and it’s a partnership […]
Mr Rocco Perna, Managing Director of Ferrero Australia, was recently presented with a painting from one of our special Brainwave children to thank him for his ongoing sponsorship and support of Brainwave Australia.
The Clemenger Group recently named Brainwave as their charity for The Clemenger Group Staff Fund. For each dollar employees contributed pre-tax, the company matched it. The committee raised $10,000 which is a fantastic effort. The company believes in empowering staff to not only financially donate to worthy not-for-profits, but also donate time, and some of […]
Following their successful weekend away in November Grove Roaders presented Executive Director of Brainwave Josephine Nicholls with a huge cheque for $22,297.00. The Grove Roaders is a grass roots community group from Hawthorn who raised money for Brainwave by cycling and trekking over the Melbourne Cup weekend. “The parents and kids of The Grove Roaders […]
Brainwave is delighted and very proud to announce 11 year-old Tiffany Wasnig as the first Junior Ambassador! Tiff was diagnosed with hydracephalus as a young child. Now recovered, Tiffany was very inspired to meet Brainwave Patron Michael Klim at the recent launch of Brainspace. Michael was happy to share some swimming tips with Tiff who […]
On Wednesday the 18th of November, Brainwave Australia launched Brainspace at The State Library of Victoria. Brainspace is an online web forum which allows families to share their knowledge and experiences and most importantly, provide vital emotional support to families in need. Guests included former patients, staff from the Neuroscience Ward at the Royal Children’s Hospital […]