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FTM COVID-19 response update #4: 1 April
Didi Balnaves, April 1, 2020

FTM COVID-19 response update #4: 1 April

Another week has progressed in this new world order and we continue to work towards further measures of shutting down COVID-19. It has been an interesting week with each day potentially bringing something further on either the Government’s response or innovative ways to stay connected in this ‘shut-down’ period. We are hoping you have found

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Feel the Magic founders, James and Kristy Thomas COVID-19 update
Didi Balnaves, March 25, 2020

Feel the Magic founders, James and Kristy Thomas COVID-19 update

7 years ago, James and Kristy Thomas dedicated their lives to supporting the healing process of grieving Australian children and their families. Their passion hasn’t wavered and are even more determined to support our grieving families especially during this time of uncertainty. Now more so than ever, the Feel the Magic team are working extremely

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FTM COVID-19 response update #3: 24 March
Didi Balnaves, March 24, 2020

FTM COVID-19 response update #3: 24 March

As we work through how the COVID-19 unfolds each and every day, we are very cognisant on the impact this can have on all us individually and collectively. It is often in the challenging times that grief can surface in different ways – the loss of normal routines; loss of a job; the loss of

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FTM COVID-19 response update #2
Didi Balnaves, March 18, 2020

FTM COVID-19 response update #2

FTM COVID-19 response update #2: Prime Ministers announcement 18/March Due to Prime Ministers announcement yesterday, we now face a different operating environment for Feel the Magic in the short-term. The new measures announced by the Prime Minister places a different set of operating parameters for our Camps. To this, we deeply regret that Feel the

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The Tickell Family Story
Feelthemagic, October 2, 2019

The Tickell Family Story

In December 2017, Cody Tickell who at the time was aged 11, tragically lost his older brother Blake in a horrific boating accident. Feeling isolated and alone, Cody’s parents Darren and Simone decided to give ‘Camp Magic‘ a try to help support Cody and themselves to come to terms  with their new normal. In October

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What a Night of Magic VII
Feelthemagic, September 24, 2019

What a Night of Magic VII

Another fantastic ‘Night of Magic’ over for yet another year. We are pleased to announce the event raised an amount of $101,117.00 which will support over a hundred bereaved children and teens in 2019/20.   A special thank you to the Tickell family (pictured) who personally donated $15k in honour of their son Blake. On

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