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Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match

For the very first time, The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, is partnering with the Pirate Ship Foundation to bring the ultimate game of backyard cricket to the regal grounds of Government House on Saturday the 20th of March 2021 to raise funds for childhood brain cancer.

Australian cricket greats, sports stars and other local celebrities will go head-to-head in a fun, interactive cricket match played in true backyard style with the “Governor’s Rules.”

The family friendly event will not only provide entertainment for the adults but will keep the kids busy with games and activities in the WACA Kid’s Zone.

Ticket sales go towards the cause not to mention other endless opportunities to show support on the day through fundraising giveaways.

Childhood brain cancer kills more Australian children than any other disease. On average, two children are diagnosed with brain cancer every month in WA.

The Pirate Ship Foundation is passionate community that funds crucial research into childhood brain cancer. It supports research including the Brain Tumour Research Program, helping to fund world-leading research teams led by Professor Terry Johns, Associate Professor Nick Gottardo, and Dr Raelene Endersby.

The Brain Tumour Research Lab is a team focused on developing treatments and outcomes for children with brain cancer.This team is the largest of its kind in Australia and it includes dedicated research scientists, clinical oncologists, and neurosurgeons. They are dedicated to finding more effective treatments to improve survival rates and quality of life for patients

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    Event Showings

    1pm - 5pm, Saturday 20 March

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    Government House

    27-29 St Georges Terrace

    Perth WA 6000