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Ethan

Avid gamer and Melbourne Storm fan, Ethan, was diagnosed with a milk allergy at 10 weeks old but it wasn’t until his first birthday that his family discovered the severity of the allergy when he went anaphylactic shock after accidentally drinking some milk.

16 May 2018 |

Arisha

It’s Queensland Youth Week, which gives 12 to 25 year olds an opportunity to have their voice heard and make a difference – and our Queensland Youth Advisory Group (YAG) members are doing just that.

12 April 2018 |

Sam

Eleven-year-old Sam of Tweed Heads doesn’t let his heart problems get in the way of his happiness, even though he has been undergoing heart surgeries since he was six-weeks-old. His most recent surgery has made him, as his mum Natalie says, the “proud owner” of a brand new pacemaker.

28 February 2018 |

Jake

Jake, 18, has battled mental health issues since his early teens. When anxiety and depression overshadowed his life, he discovered his love of music and song writing helped boost his recovery.

29 November 2017 |

Tyler

Tyler, 13, loves performing card tricks, magic and playing the drums, with his clever hand skills all the more amazing because he almost lost his entire left hand.

27 October 2017 |

Moana-Lynne

Moana-Lynne was diagnosed with bilateral, severe-to-profound hearing loss at birth but she hasn’t let that hold her back. Now 18 months old and fitted with bilateral cochlear implants, the Brisbane toddler is making great progress.

4 October 2017 |
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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