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  • 14 November, 2018

    Mothers’ Early Christmas Feast at Yering Station

    Challenge mothers were recently treated to impressive drops of wine and exquistely prepared dishes whilst overlooking spectacular view of the…

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  • 14 November, 2018

    Welcome to the Family, Scotty!

    Challenge is excited to announce and welcome the young, Australian snowboarder, Scotty James, as its newest Ambassador.

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  • 7 November, 2018

    Fate wrestles two souls back together

    Long-time Challenge member and friend, Xenia, shares her story of a friendship born from pure serendipity. Click here to read…

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  • 12 October, 2018

    Back to School Blues with Epic September Over

    The first day back at school is never fun and term four is always a tough one – especially after…

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  • 11 October, 2018

    Good Deeds Shine Bright on Challenge Ball’s Scrumdiddlyumptious Night

    “So shines a good deed in a weary world” – the driving purpose behind what was our best Challenge Ball…

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  • 10 October, 2018

    Challenge’s City Slickers

    Melbourne might have come runner up this year as the World’s Most Liveable City, but in our eyes, it is…

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  • 12 September, 2018

    Challenge is Revving Things Up!

    Following the KTM Ride4Kids event, we held our 2018 Motorbike Camp at the Goulburn Valley Junior Motorcycle Club and we…

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  • 5 September, 2018

    Cohuna? More like Cohu-YAH!

    It was only three years ago that Challenge was first approached by the wonderful Brooke Southern about starting up a…

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    4 September, 2018

    In honour of Jarrod

    Lusi, Jemma and I sincerely appreciate all of the thoughts, prayers, words and contributions in honour of Jarrod. He fought a long and courageous battle and gained the friendship and respect of many people along the way.

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  • 28 August, 2018

    Gearing Up 4 Kids with Cancer

    With stunning weather and a fantastic turn-out, the 2018 KTM Ride4Kids event was a HUGE success! Click here to read…

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  • 7 August, 2018

    Fireworks, Footy and Fun!

    FIREWORKS went off last week for our Challenge families with a jam-packed schedule of exciting activities! Click here to read…

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  • 13 July, 2018

    Lots of partying, little slumbering!

    Growing up, did you ever dream of spending a night in a hotel room without your parents, where you could…

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  • 3 July, 2018

    The Placebo of Positive Thinking

    Sometimes hope and belief are the only medicines you need and our very own Challenge member – Mitchell Prendergast –…

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  • 27 June, 2018

    Women Giving a New Meaning to Diamonds

    The 2018 Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend Gala Dinner yet again shows that when women come together and support…

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  • 8 June, 2018

    Our Challenge Family!

    One of the things Challenge prides itself on is its sense of community and holistic focus. We are not just…

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  • 7 June, 2018

    Junior Camp 2018!

    Rising bright and early Saturday morning, 50 of our junior troops packed their bags and embarked on an adventure like…

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  • 30 April, 2018

    April Schools…the Holidays!

    Well, kids, how is school going? Amazing, horrible, average? I bet you are missing those sleep ins and even more,…

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  • 30 April, 2018

    Hamming it up in Hamilton!

    Within the April school holidays our Challenge troops made their way to Hamilton to celebrate and enjoy our annual Hamilton…

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  • 17 April, 2018

    Tom Dean is Shaving it All Back!

    Challenge member, Tom Dean, has started his own initiative to give back to those who supported him throughout his cancer…

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  • 10 April, 2018

    Challenge Crew, All Hands on Deck!

    Our Challenge pirates struck gold with the weather on Saturday as we hosted one of our most anticipated family events,…

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  • 27 March, 2018

    25 Years of Hamilton Love!

    Hamilton Camp is one of Challenge’s oldest and most treasured camps and as we approach its 25th anniversary, we are…

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  • 23 March, 2018

    The Kids Light Up!

    A Day in May is fast approaching and Aussie Rock Icon, James Reyne (Official) is joining Challenge to encourage YOU to help…

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  • 14 March, 2018

    Waterskills Camp 2018, Cry Me A River!

    You really could not have asked for a better weekend for our annual Waterskills Camp – with blue skies and…

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  • 6 March, 2018

    Sailing Away To Keep Cancer At Bay!

    As the bows of our ships sliced through the waters, Challenge families embarked on a weekend adventure like no other…click…

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  • 23 February, 2018

    Werribee Mazda Challenge Golf Day!

    Celebrating its eighth year, the annual Werribee Mazda Challenge Golf Day is set to take place on Friday 2 March…

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  • 31 January, 2018

    Challenge is all about heART!

    Hey Everyone! Meet Caryn, our new Challenge Art Therapist.

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  • 31 January, 2018

    Challenge’s Summer of Fun!

    It seems the cool change is setting in and it has come at the right time, with the Challenge summer…

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  • 11 January, 2018

    The Ambrus Family Light The Way To Christmas

    A Challenge family used the month leading up to Christmas as a time to give back and enjoy the festive…

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  • 11 January, 2018

    Vale, Alysha

    A farewell to one of Challenge’s finest members…

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  • 19 December, 2017

    A Challenge Star Shines Bright

    A Challenge member, Dylan Company, has emerged to be one of the VCE Class of 2017’s superstars as he astounds…

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  • 19 December, 2017

    The Group That Plays All Year

    There were mixed feelings in the Challenge office this week as we held our final playgroup session of the year.…

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  • 14 December, 2017

    High Tides, Good Vibes

    There is an old saying that goes something like where there’s a will, there’s a WAVE and recently, our Challenge…

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  • 11 December, 2017

    Ready, Teddy, Go!

    Challenge recently hosted what was PAW-sitively the best teddy bears’ picnic of all time…click here to read more!

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  • 8 December, 2017

    D&E Air-Conditioning Raffle Winners Announced!

    We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s D&E Air-Conditioning Raffle.

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  • 7 December, 2017

    Chappell, Warne, Larcart & Dridan – Names Etched in Cricket History.

    There have been a lot of legends and superstars to grace the holy land of the MCG and in the…

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  • 4 December, 2017

    The 26th Annual Robert Allenby Golf Day and Gala Dinner!

    In its 26th year, the Robert Allenby Golf Day and Gala Dinner has never failed to deliver, and this year…

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  • 4 December, 2017

    Christmas Party 2017!

    Well, it’s fair to say there were some obstacles in the lead up to the 2017 Challenge Christmas Party with…

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  • 24 November, 2017

    Age Is Just A Number!

    Age is just a number.  You are never too old, and you are never too young to make a difference;…

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  • 21 November, 2017

    Sirens Blazing – Challenge Troopers Badge Up!

    Just this weekend, 60 kids ‘badged’ themselves up to become the 2017 Cops ‘N’ Kids Camp’s latest recruits!

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  • 17 October, 2017

    Challenge Ball Colours Your World!

    October has always been a special month for Challenge; a month where we remember the beginning of our independence as…

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  • 10 October, 2017

    Challenge’s September Adventures

    With the month of October in motion, Challenge has just finished wrapping up its September School Holiday Program and what…

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  • 2 October, 2017

    Urban Camp

    Last weekend in Melbourne you might have heard storm fans cheering and tiger fans roaring, but did you hear our…

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  • 6 September, 2017

    A Challenge Scholar

    A Challenge member’s story about the importance of resilience and determination in overcoming the many hurdles and challenges life sometimes poses to us.  To…

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  • 5 September, 2017

    Challenge Pays Attention to childhood cancer

    Is your selfie game as strong as Sam Pang’s? Throughout September, the #ChallengePaysAttention campaign invites you to join the movement…

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  • 24 August, 2017

    Challenge Races through August

    It’s been a whirlwind of events and activities these last few weeks at Challenge and we still haven’t stopped moving!…

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  • 4 August, 2017

    Lacing Up For Team Challenge!

    On 30th July, the City of Melbourne filled with thousands of joggers, all ready to participate and celebrate the 10th…

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  • 28 July, 2017

    Kicking goals against childhood cancer!

    On Saturday 22nd July, Melbourne showcased its best weather which saw the Essendon Football Club get behind Challenge and childhood cancer…

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  • 20 July, 2017

    Challenge joins Essendon Football Club for the ‘Clash for Cancer’ match!

    On Tuesday morning, 22 young Challenge members and their families visited the Essendon hangar to meet their footy heroes, in the lead…

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  • 5 July, 2017

    Challenge Mum Shines Like A Diamond!

    For many women, winning a sparkling diamond ring would be a dream come true – but for Challenge mother, Marie…

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  • 27 June, 2017

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing!

    The 2017 Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend Gala Dinner continues to wow it’s guests, with epic entertainment, outstanding gift…

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  • 16 June, 2017

    Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

    They say time flies when you’re having fun, so it is no wonder that here at Challenge we cannot believe…

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  • 8 June, 2017

    Our Junior Troopers Take on Camp Manyung!

    On June 3rd, Challenge’s junior campers set off to Mt. Eliza to embark on a weekend of much fun and…

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  • 15 May, 2017

    Celebrating One Of Our Greatest Resources!

    Amidst the chaos of life whether you are working, studying or trying to run a family, it is sometimes difficult…

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  • 13 May, 2017

    Calling All Juniors!

    One of Challenge’s most popular camps, “Junior Camp” is just around the corner!

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  • 12 April, 2017

    Hamilton Camp

    The tumultuous and stormy weather of Melbourne did not hold back our Challenge kids on Hamilton Camp… read more and…

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  • 5 April, 2017

    A Jolly Good Day on Williamstown’s Bay!

    Check out all the mischief and adventure our Challenge pirates embarked on at the Williamstown Boat Day!

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  • 30 March, 2017

    All Stars for the Team Dinner!

    Well folks, the 2017 All Stars Team Dinner was a raging success!

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  • 22 March, 2017

    Challenge gets sandy at the Sandringham Boat Day!

    Just sit right back and you’ll hear our tale …..of our three hour tour…..our three hour tour.

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  • 8 March, 2017

    KTM’s weekend ‘Riding 4 Kids’

    The warm summer sun did not deter riders from gearing up to support the 2017 KTM Ride4Kids!

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  • 16 February, 2017

    Vincent Chiodo

    It is not often you come across a person like Vincent Chiodo – he was truly one of a kind.

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  • 2 December, 2016

    25th Robert Allenby Golf Day and Gala Dinner

    Celebrating its 25th year, the Robert Allenby Golf Day and Gala Dinner remains one of the biggest events in the Challenge calendar with Robert raising over $20 million for Challenge in the last 24 years.

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  • 28 July, 2016

    Recap of a Weekend of Fun!

    The weekends are often for lazing around, catching up on lost sleep and bombing out watching a movie. This was definitely not the case for the members and team at Challenge – instead it was a weekend full of magic, action and triumphs!

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  • 20 July, 2016

    Essendon Football Club Training Experience

    On Monday morning, a perfect winter’s day, twelve Challenge families made their way to the Essendon Football Club Training Centre.

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  • 1 July, 2016

    Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend Event, a Spectacular Success!

    Viva Las Vegas baby! The 2016 Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend Gala dinner was spectacular! Over 1500 women filled…

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  • 31 May, 2016

    Ride4Kids MTB Festival 2016!

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