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Scarlet is 12-years old and unlike any child we have told the story of before. She doesn’t have cancer. She doesn’t have a brother or sister with cancer. But Scarlet knows the pain of cancer all too well.

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Nicholas was just five years old when he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. Cancer was threatening to steal his childhood...

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Michael Crossland is a Camp Quality Ambassador and inspirational speaker around the world. What many don't know, however, is that Michael was introduced to Camp Quality as a child, facing his own cancer diagnosis. 

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Meet Mandie and Colin, two volunteers who have been with Camp Quality since day one. The two found each other – and enduring love – doing what they do best, giving back to others.

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Meet Pat and Pam, Camp Quality's original puppeteers. Affectionately known as the 'Puppet People', these two travelled Australia and the world delivering cancer education – and the message that laughter is really the best medicine – far and wide. Our Primary School Education Program would simply not be what it is without them.

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Vera Entwistle had a vision – she knew she couldn't change the quantity of life a child diagnosed with cancer in the 1980s, but she was sure she could change the quality. That's how Camp Quality was born.

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​​​​​​​After almost a year of treatment, the doctors said Sophie could return to school. But she had lost all her hair and her skin was pale. Her parents were worried about her being bullied or left out at school because of her cancer.

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James and his parents were so isolated facing his cancer diagnosis without family or friends around. Camp Quality knew just how to give them a community to support them.

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Father of three Karl, lost his wife to cancer. In the midst of dealing with his grief, he faced the unthinkable again when his daughter Lana was diagnosed too. Read how our Camps helped Karl and his girls cope.

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William had recently started kindy when the Camp Quality puppets came to do a show at his school. His mum Alison was at school that day, and remembers thinking, "Thank goodness it's not my kid". Little did they know that William would be diagnosed less than a year later.

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Mel Zerafa and Brooke McArthur have both faced any mother’s worst nightmare – finding out your child has cancer. Under incredibly difficult circumstances, the two women found one silver lining — each other.

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Ollie was facing a rare form of Leukemia and had lost interest in everything. His two options were more aggressive treatment or a bone-marrow transplant. Then his older brother Gabe gave him the ultimate gift.

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Addy was struggling to cope with life in hospital. At just three years old, the cancer treatment procedures she faced terrified her. Meeting Child Life Therapist Kylie changed Addy’s world and gave her the skills to undergo something extraordinary.

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The Rollinson family have had to overcome more in the last three years than many will in a lifetime, with dad Luke facing his biggest fear – that his son and daughter had inherited the Retinoblastoma cancer gene that took his own eye as a child.

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Jonah was diagnosed with a brain tumour at three months old. His life was saved, but his constant medical care since then has dominated his childhood, making him miss out on all the fun and independence other kids enjoy. That all changed the day he went to Junior Camp...

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Jazmyn was the bubbly ‘miracle child’ her parents thought they could never have. But at three years old, after a shock diagnosis with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Jazmyn was so traumatised by treatment she would barely speak. Then, the Camp Quality Puppets brought laughter back into her life.

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Teddy was just like any other active little boy, who enjoyed nothing more than mucking around with his big brother in the backyard. At four, Teddy had just started soccer. It was around that time that his life changed.

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The whole Kennedy family was shaken to the core when their youngest member, Luke, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of three. Siblings Cade and Abby needed support to understand what was happening to their brother, and precious time to just be kids again.

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Jess was a beach baby, loving the sun and surf, but on her sixth birthday, things took a turn for the worst. Having defied all odds and brushed death away many times in her life, she is a true example of how to live an optimistic life.

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What started off as a sore knee revealed itself to be something far more serious for little Isabelle.

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Jessye was diagnosed with cancer at just eleven months old. Following the unexpected death of her father, who tragically passed after a car accident, Jessye was taken to a specialist when her mum, Trish, noticed a reflective growth forming in her left eye.

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Georgia Lowry was the youngest Australian to receive a bone-marrow transplant. She survived what doctors predicted to be a fatal relapse against all odds and is one of a tiny number of worldwide survivors of two bone-marrow transplants.

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