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Fri Jun 17, 2022 at 7:30 AM.
Southport Yacht Club
1 MacArthur Parade
Main Beach, QLD  4217
Australia
Mathew MacDonald | Honorary Chairperson
Radio Lollipop Gold Coast
T  0408 883 527
chairpersongc@radiolollipop.org
 

Radio Lollipop believes in the healing power of play – providing smiles and laughter to children at a time when they need it most.

One in four children are admitted to a hospital before reaching age 14.

Though some patients are short-stay, many have a recurring need for care and return repeatedly to hospital. Some who are terminally ill spend much of their short lives in hospital.

Radio Lollipop gives young patients a voice and a choice during their stay. While they can´t say “no” to taking their medicine or receiving treatment, they can request their favourite songs, win prizes and hear their own voices on the radio. Those activities give youngsters a haven of normality in the hospital day which in other respects is strange, different and often scary.