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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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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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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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Shaelyn Henley

Shaelyn Henley

Volunteering at CFV My time with cystic fibrosis started at the 2016 Leadership Camp in mid, March. Prior to going to the camp I had very little knowledge of the disease and the Cystic Fibrosis charity behind it – Cystic Fibrosis Victoria (CFV) – but armed with an...

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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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Leadership Development Camp 2016

Leadership Development Camp 2016

Post event summary On Friday 18 March 30 year 10 students attended a Leadership Development Weekend hosted by Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. Rotary’s Camp Getaway, situated 15 minutes from Bendigo, was the venue chosen for the weekend There were a range of speakers on the...

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Jaxon Urlich’s Story

Jaxon Urlich’s Story

On Sunday, 15 November 2015, a fifteen-year-old schoolboy stormed up the 88 levels of the Eureka tower in the impressive time of 16 minutes, 52 seconds. It was the second year in succession that Jaxon Urlichs from Manor Lakes in Melbourne’s north-west had...

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