Going to school with a PICC Line

Going to school with a PICC Line

My name is David and I'm 6 years old and in Year 1 at Weld Square Primary School. I have a little brother Oliver who's 5 and is in kindy. I like to play with my friends. I especially like running and playing "it". I also like to play soccer because I really like...

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Kathleen, Katrina and Alexis  

Kathleen, Katrina and Alexis  

Kathleen works as a Year 3 teacher at Assumption Catholic College in Mandurah and taught Alexis, who has CF, in her class in 2016. Kathleen came to teaching later on in life. She was inspired to become a teacher because she was frustrated that she couldn’t help her...

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Ned’s Story

Ned’s Story

Hi, my name is Ned and I am 10 and have cystic fibrosis (CF). This is a photo of me with my brother Lucas, we are both pretty good basketballers. There is one year between me and my brother. We do most things together. I was diagnosed with CF the day after I was born....

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Life After High School

Life After High School

At 18, Marina is very level headed and pragmatic. It is so inspiring to also meet a person who is happy with her life and who works so hard to achieve her goals despite having the extra burden of doing time consuming treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF). I am studying a...

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Hero For A Day

Hero For A Day

My son is 11 years old and has cystic fibrosis (CF). I asked my son’s school principal if we could do a fundraiser for 65 Roses Day, which is in May but it wasn’t possible due to other commitments. We decided to still do a fundraiser but on another day further down...

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Wear Red For CF

Wear Red For CF

I have a younger brother who has cystic fibrosis (CF) and I really wanted to organise a fundraising and awareness raising day for him at my school. I asked the school when I was in Year 7 if I could organise a day for CF but there was a bit of a waiting list few years...

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Mt Waverley Secondary College

Mt Waverley Secondary College

Spreading the word about CF For the third year now Mt Waverley Secondary College students have raised funds and awareness throughout their school for cystic fibrosis. Four students from the year 10 leadership team at MWSC attended CFV’s Leadership Development Camp...

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37 is Just a Number

37 is Just a Number

During 2013 Katarina Welborn, a 15 year old student who attends PLC, participated in an “International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program” where she was required to work on a personal project to produce an end product, involving research, planning and reflection....

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A Student’s Perspective From Gemma

A Student’s Perspective From Gemma

Earlier this year on the 18th of March, a group of year 10 students (mostly known to each other as strangers) from various secondary schools around Victoria came together to venture out for three days to Camp Getaway in Axedale for the annual Cystic Fibrosis Victoria...

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