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How to be a wishmaker

22 May 2020

Head of Wishes Keira Blake explains what it's like making wishes come true for a living!

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Robbie Alexander loves catching fish and volunteering for Make-A-Wish.

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Robyn Moore has seen the power of Make-A-Wish first hand.

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Make-A-Wish staff and volunteers are working hard on wishes from their home offices

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World Wish Day 2020

22 April 2020

On 29 April, Make-A-Wish chapters around the world celebrate World Wish Day.

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Noah and mum Kat know how to beat the home isolation blues

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Dara

07 February 2020

Wish child Dara had her puppy wish come true in 2017. We checked in with her to see how she is in 2...

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Marcia Thorning

17 January 2020

Marcia Thorning is 88 but has no plans to retire as a Make-A-Wish volunteer.

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Dr Kylie Mason

16 January 2020

Wish child Kylie Mason fought and beat leukaemia. Now she’s a doctor helping others fight leukaemia...

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Trusted reputation

20 December 2019

In December 2019, we were again named among Australia's Top 20 most trusted charities.

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5K Foam Fest is back!

27 November 2019

Hear from wish mum Natalie who took part in Australia's bubbliest fun run last year.

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#GivingTuesday

26 November 2019

Join the global movement! Find out how you can show your support for life-changing wishes on Tuesday...

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Our fundraising partnership with Tarocash has passed another milestone!

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Help make wishes come true when you shop at Seed Heritage this Christmas.

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Get ready for Christmas!

24 October 2019

Our brand new Make-A-Wish 2019 Christmas cards are designed by wish kids.

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Wish children whose images feature on this page:

Abbey, 11, Biliary atresia - I wish to plan, prepare and host a high tea for my friends and family.