Helping children to receive medical care locally

'Our Kids' more formally known as the Northern Rivers Children's Health Fund was founded in 2001 by Dr Chris Ingall. The aim of 'Our Kids' is to improve the health services for children in the Northern Rivers area, by purchasing paediatric equipment for the Lismore Base Hospital and the surrounding satellite hospitals. Since being Founded Our Kids Our Kids has purchased $1.8+ millions worth of equipment.

Our Kids also issue annual Community Grants; these are for families or organisations that care for special need children. These grants purchase equipment, medicine and therapeutic items to help care for these children. These grants open in June each year and close July 1. For guidelines to apply click here.  


Thank you for helping us help our kids!

Meet some of Our Kids


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Isiah

Isiah was born 14 weeks early, weighing just 800gm! He has been a courageous battler from the start and spent his first few months in hospital. Now Isiah is just like any other 3 year old boy - fun-loving and boisterous.

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Xander

Xander has diabetes, is doing well on insulin and is very brave.

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Jessica

Jessica was diagnosed with leukaemia and is now in remission. She is very brave with her chemotherapy and is looking forward to a bright future.

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