News & Media

As Australia’s most inspirational children's charity, we’re often featured in the media.

You can find out more about how we grant life-changing wishes for families across Australia through our latest news and media mentions below.

If you are a journalist with an enquiry about Make-A-Wish or would like to interview one of our spokespeople, please email: [email protected].

Make-A-Wish in the media

Check out the impact a wish can have across an entire community, through our media mentions below.

Latest News

Debbie Velez encouraged her daughter Leticia, who was clinging to life in the ICU, to get better so ...

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Harry Potter fan Thomas had his wish come true when he took a ride on a special Hogwarts Express!

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Rick has seen first-hand how wishes change lives.

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Volunteer Sophia Vlamis says her love for Make-A-Wish has increased since she joined in 2011.

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Hobart Make-A-Wish Branch joint President Cameron Scott brings energy and a positive mindset to ever...

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Horse-loving Natalie Scholz has been bringing joy to wish kids in the Barossa Valley since 1999.

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Sylvia Rouleston put all her energy into establishing the Hobart Branch of Make-A-Wish.

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Vickie has been instrumental in making some of Make-A-Wish Australia's most amazing wishes happen.

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Deb has had a hand in making some of South Australia's most incredible wishes happen.

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Trish has made the impossible possible in Far North Queensland, including helping to make it snow in...

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Legendary Lawrie Leeman has been involved in more than 50 wishes over 21 years as a Make-A-Wish volu...

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Beyond The Wish -Jayden

06 September 2023

Waiting at the end of Jayden's medical journey was a pint-sized pooch. Now, two years later, Jayden...

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The brilliant Robyn Leeman has been involved in more than 50 wishes over 21 years as a Make-A-Wish v...

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Volunteer Julie Corkery says she has met the most "beautiful people" in her 10 years at Make-A-Wish.

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Volunteer Jacinta Evans says helping wishes come true in Cairns makes her feel like she belongs in t...

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