Make A Wish Australia, Children's Charity - Abbey baking in the kitchen


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Phoebe's wish was to meet her pop idol Harry Styles - and he was just as excited to meet her.

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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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An inspirational volunteer

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

14 December 2020

In December 2020, 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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Our fundraising partnership with Tarocash has passed another milestone!

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Ten years after his wish to meet motocross champ Robbie Maddison, Callum Price can't stop talking ab...

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Terry Francis just thought it was out of this world the day Make-A-Wish sent his sick grandson Dwayn...

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After three false starts, Jack's wish to go on The Ghan finally got on track.

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The BIG4 Wiggly Song

14 August 2019

Get your kids dancing along to The Wiggles new song, with all proceeds coming to Make-A-Wish!

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Ace's wish to meet the Brisbane Lions came true this time last year. We caught up with his mum Rayle...

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A wish mum's perspective

25 March 2019

Hear directly from wish mum Brooke on her son James' early days and what his wish means to the famil...

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Wish Man movie

30 April 2019

Part fact, part fiction - a new US movie tells the story of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's origins.

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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.