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26th Aug

Health workers

Most families will hear about Redkite when their child is hospitalised and they receive their Redkite Red Bag. As their…

Health workers

Most families will hear about Redkite when their child is hospitalised and they receive their Redkite Red Bag. As their…

Health workers
10th Sep

Resources & tools for health workers

Free resources and information for health professionals working in childhood cancer.

Resources & tools for health workers

Free resources and information for health professionals working in childhood cancer.

Forms
10th Sep

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 3

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 3

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 3

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 3

Forms
10th Sep

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 2

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 2

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 2

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 2

Forms
10th Sep

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 1

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 1

EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 1

Resources EXAMPLE: Health Professional Resource Holder 1

29th Sep

Walking alongside

The Walking Alongside video and Conversations Starters Guide are designed for health professionals who do not regularly encounter paediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses and/or paediatric deaths.

Walking alongside

The Walking Alongside video and Conversations Starters Guide are designed for health professionals who do not regularly encounter paediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses and/or paediatric deaths.

Organising
5th Oct

Accessing insurance during your child’s cancer treatment

Some insurances can be helpful in covering the cost of treatment or living expenses. This information covers accessing health insurance, income protection, trauma insurance, and travel insurance.

Accessing insurance during your child’s cancer treatment

Some insurances can be helpful in covering the cost of treatment or living expenses. This information covers accessing health insurance, income protection, trauma insurance, and travel insurance.

Emotions
29th Sep

Self-care during childhood cancer: what other parents say

Parents have shared their top tips for looking after your mental health when your child has been diagnosed with cancer.

Self-care during childhood cancer: what other parents say

Parents have shared their top tips for looking after your mental health when your child has been diagnosed with cancer.

Diagnosis & treatment
29th Sep

Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness, Melinda Edwards and Penny Titman

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness, Melinda Edwards and Penny Titman

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Downloads
21st Sep

Conversation starters

A worksheet to accompany the video ‘Walking Alongside: a guide for health professionals caring for a dying child.

Conversation starters

A worksheet to accompany the video ‘Walking Alongside: a guide for health professionals caring for a dying child.

Young cancer patient sitting on woman's lap

25th Aug

Home Page
Home Page

Talk to someone
8th Sep

Hospital Social Workers

On the ward to help when you need it

Hospital Social Workers

On the ward to help when you need it

Diagnosis & treatment
29th Sep

Living with Childhood Cancer: A Practical Guide to Help Families Cope, Leigh Wolznick and Carol Goodheart

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Living with Childhood Cancer: A Practical Guide to Help Families Cope, Leigh Wolznick and Carol Goodheart

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Finishing treament
29th Sep

Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future, Nancy Keene, Wendy Hobbie and Kathy Ruccione

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future, Nancy Keene, Wendy Hobbie and Kathy Ruccione

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Talk to someone
7th Sep

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Man looking at myRedkite on his mobile phone

Organising
21st Sep

myRedkite FAQs

Resources myRedkite FAQs If your child’s cancer is making it hard to pay the household bills, register with myRedkite. myRedkite…

myRedkite FAQs

Resources myRedkite FAQs If your child’s cancer is making it hard to pay the household bills, register with myRedkite. myRedkite…

Emotions
2nd Oct

Childhood cancer: Feeling out of control

Managing medications, appointments, hospital visits, finances, work and the needs of other family members means there will be times when you feel overwhelmed.

Childhood cancer: Feeling out of control

Managing medications, appointments, hospital visits, finances, work and the needs of other family members means there will be times when you feel overwhelmed.

Father and son work at computer

25th Aug

Privacy notice
Privacy notice

News
31st Mar

Stockland keeps Redkite’s family support lines open during lockdown

When COVID-19 put the country into lockdown, Stockland’s donation of laptops kept Redkite’s support lines open.

Stockland keeps Redkite’s family support lines open during lockdown

When COVID-19 put the country into lockdown, Stockland’s donation of laptops kept Redkite’s support lines open.

Research
25th Sep

Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation

Research Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation Redkite has been offering support to families at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead through…

Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation

Research Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation Redkite has been offering support to families at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead through…

Health
1st Oct

Childhood cancer and fertility

Decisions made at the start of treatment can have long-term effects, so it’s a good idea to find out about treatment and fertility as early as possible.

Childhood cancer and fertility

Decisions made at the start of treatment can have long-term effects, so it’s a good idea to find out about treatment and fertility as early as possible.

Emotions
2nd Sep

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Emotions
1st Oct

Nutrition tips for kids on cancer treatment

Well all know that nutrition plays a huge part in a child’s overall health and wellbeing but food often becomes a stressful part of daily life during treatment.

Nutrition tips for kids on cancer treatment

Well all know that nutrition plays a huge part in a child’s overall health and wellbeing but food often becomes a stressful part of daily life during treatment.

Research
25th Sep

Take part in research and evaluation

Research informs our service planning and decision making. This means better outcomes for the families we support.

Take part in research and evaluation

Research informs our service planning and decision making. This means better outcomes for the families we support.

Organising
28th Sep

Advocating for your child

Being an advocate for your child who has cancer can be a hard role to navigate. Here are some steps you can take and tips from other parents.

Advocating for your child

Being an advocate for your child who has cancer can be a hard role to navigate. Here are some steps you can take and tips from other parents.

News
1st Apr

Coles Hot Cross Buns help provide a lifeline to families with cancer

Critical phone counselling for families of children with cancer during the pandemic will receive a funding boost through the sale of Coles traditional hot cross buns this Easter.

Coles Hot Cross Buns help provide a lifeline to families with cancer

Critical phone counselling for families of children with cancer during the pandemic will receive a funding boost through the sale of Coles traditional hot cross buns this Easter.

Community
6th Jul

Grand effort from Coles North Lakes raises much-needed funds for kids with cancer

The team at Coles North Lakes in Queensland crushed their fundraising goal and raised $1127 in Redkite’s Crunch 4 Kids with Cancer.

Grand effort from Coles North Lakes raises much-needed funds for kids with cancer

The team at Coles North Lakes in Queensland crushed their fundraising goal and raised $1127 in Redkite’s Crunch 4 Kids with Cancer.

Health
5th Oct

Staying in the hospital for the first time: teenagers

When it comes to hospital and treatment centres, teenagers can be sent to either a children’s hospital or an adult facility.

Staying in the hospital for the first time: teenagers

When it comes to hospital and treatment centres, teenagers can be sent to either a children’s hospital or an adult facility.

Organising
29th Sep

Can Centrelink help my family?

Understanding and navigating Centrelink when a child has cancer is difficult and confusing. Here are tips about Centrelink and other options that may be relevant to you and your family.

Can Centrelink help my family?

Understanding and navigating Centrelink when a child has cancer is difficult and confusing. Here are tips about Centrelink and other options that may be relevant to you and your family.

Organising
29th Sep

COVID-19: Homeschool: Your Rules

Homeschooling children with cancer is stressful which is intensified with the added fear surrounding COVID-19.

COVID-19: Homeschool: Your Rules

Homeschooling children with cancer is stressful which is intensified with the added fear surrounding COVID-19.

Advocacy and research
2nd Apr

2020: The hardest year on record

In 2020, we’ve never seen such an increase in need from families for our services. In March alone, the number of support sessions delivered jumped by over 30% and financial support funding by 15% from the same time last year.

2020: The hardest year on record

In 2020, we’ve never seen such an increase in need from families for our services. In March alone, the number of support sessions delivered jumped by over 30% and financial support funding by 15% from the same time last year.

Advocacy and research
6th Apr

COVID-19 takes its toll on kids with cancer

Redkite is hearing from families who are now experiencing unprecedented levels of distress caused by COVID-19, with the life of their immunocompromised child under greater threat than ever before.

COVID-19 takes its toll on kids with cancer

Redkite is hearing from families who are now experiencing unprecedented levels of distress caused by COVID-19, with the life of their immunocompromised child under greater threat than ever before.

Community
1st Jun

Family facing kidney cancer supports other families with cancer

The family of two-year-old Lincoln are taking on the Crunch 4 Kids challenge to help other families who have a child with cancer.

Family facing kidney cancer supports other families with cancer

The family of two-year-old Lincoln are taking on the Crunch 4 Kids challenge to help other families who have a child with cancer.

Community
25th May

Crunch 4 Kids: Get #quarantoned for kids with cancer

Harry Cunningham, Sydney Swans midfielder, wants you to join the team that’s getting #quarantoned for kids with cancer this June.

Crunch 4 Kids: Get #quarantoned for kids with cancer

Harry Cunningham, Sydney Swans midfielder, wants you to join the team that’s getting #quarantoned for kids with cancer this June.

Our story
18th Sep

Work with us
Work with us

Advocacy and research
7th Apr

Cartoons give people a taste of a world with cancer and COVID-19

Powerful cartoon series draws parallels between childhood cancer and life in a global pandemic.

Cartoons give people a taste of a world with cancer and COVID-19

Powerful cartoon series draws parallels between childhood cancer and life in a global pandemic.

Health
29th Sep

Staying in hospital for the first time: parents & carers

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, they enter often unfamiliar territory of appointments, tests, hospitals and treatments. You’ll have a team of medical professionals and support workers ready to help you navigate it, but sometimes it can be helpful to know more about what to expect.

Staying in hospital for the first time: parents & carers

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, they enter often unfamiliar territory of appointments, tests, hospitals and treatments. You’ll have a team of medical professionals and support workers ready to help you navigate it, but sometimes it can be helpful to know more about what to expect.

Mother looking out her window feeling isolated

Relationships
29th Sep

COVID-19: Isolation and Social Connectedness

Isolation is one of the big changes almost everyone is experiencing in their lives right now. In times of stress, being disconnected from others can be particularly hard.

COVID-19: Isolation and Social Connectedness

Isolation is one of the big changes almost everyone is experiencing in their lives right now. In times of stress, being disconnected from others can be particularly hard.

Emotions
1st Oct

Finishing cancer treatment

Finishing cancer treatment can also bring up unexpected feelings and responses. It takes time to adjust, and we’re here to support you.

Finishing cancer treatment

Finishing cancer treatment can also bring up unexpected feelings and responses. It takes time to adjust, and we’re here to support you.

Community
8th Jun

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village supports families and kids with cancer

Vinny was diagnosed with cancer at two-months-old. His family is now raising funds for Redkite during Crunch 4 Kids.

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village supports families and kids with cancer

Vinny was diagnosed with cancer at two-months-old. His family is now raising funds for Redkite during Crunch 4 Kids.