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Previous Events

Harriet’s Journey- Coast to Care

Saturday, 13 April, 8 am

In 2023 4-month-old baby girl, Harriet was diagnosed with Multi-System Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), affecting the bones in her shoulder, ribs, spine and eye socket, her liver and the skin on her scalp. Harriet had stopped lifting her left arm, she could still grasp items but was very reluctant to move it, and her concerned […]

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A Taste of Shanghai….

Friday, 22 March, 6 pm

A Taste of Shanghai…. CELEBRATING HARMONY WEEK Harmony Week is the celebration that recognises our diversity and brings together Australians from all different backgrounds. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.​ Authentic culinary delights from Shanghai including a presentation of what life is like living in one of China’s biggest cities. […]

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Ballarat Cycle Classic Eve Cocktail Party

Friday, 16 February, 7 pm

Friends of FECRI & the Ballarat Cycle Classic are invited to a casual sunset cocktail party in celebration of the 2024 17th Ballarat Cycle Classic to be held on the 17-18 February.   Seafood, beer, French champagne & live music Proceeds to the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute In memory of long-term Ballarat Cycle Classic Ambassador […]

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Lighthouse Classic

Sunday, 14 January, 9 am

The 2024 Lighthouse Classic is a fun 10km challenge where participants can run or walk to raise funds for cancer research. On the way, we touch a lighthouse in memory of someone who has faced or is facing their own battle with cancer. Join us for a group walk at 9am on the 14th of January from the Urquhart’s […]

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2023 Patron’s Lunch

Friday, 27 October, 12 pm

Primrose Lady Potter AC (Patron), Professor George Kannourakis and Mrs Paula Nicholson with Event Ambassador Eddie McGuire AM invite you to the Inaugural Lady Potter Patron’s Lunch for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute. The event will occur during Breast Cancer Awareness month, supporting breast cancer research at Ballarat’s Institute. This will also be an […]

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2023 Cancer Research Ball

Saturday, 2 September, 7 pm

  Thank you to all that attended the 2023 Dream Ball. What a special night!   THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS GEMS & JEWELS| CURTIS STONE EVENTS | MERCURE BALLARAT | SOVEREIGN PRESS | SCOTCHMANS HILL WINES | THE GULL FAMILY | BENTLEY PROPERTY GROUP | | BALLARAT WOMENS CLINIC | AUSNET | […]

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Ballarat High- Fiona’s Walk for Cancer Research

Wednesday, 21 June, 12 pm

Ballarat High School VM students are organising a walkathon to raise funds for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute. Fiona was a Year 8 student at Ballarat High School when she passed away with Ewing’s Sarcoma in 1991. For many years Ballarat High School led Fiona’s Walk, an annual lap of the lake for schools […]

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Lighthouse Classic 2023

Tuesday, 31 January, 9 am

The 2023 Lighthouse Classic is a fun 12km challenge where participants can run or walk to raise funds for cancer research. On the way, we touch a lighthouse in memory of someone who has faced or is facing their own battle with cancer. Join us for a group walk at 9am on 8 January from the Urquhart’s […]

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Ballarat Cycle Classic Eve Cocktail Party

Friday, 17 February, 7 pm

Friends of FECRI & the Ballarat Cycle Classic are invited to a casual sunset cocktail party in celebration of the 16th Ballarat Cycle Classic to be held on the 18-19 February.   Seafood, beer, French champagne & live music Proceeds to the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute In memory of long-term Ballarat Cycle Classic Ambassador Danny […]

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