WE WILL KEEP TELLING THE STORY UNTIL SCHOOL CONNECTION HAPPENS FOR EVERY SICK KID, EVERYWHERE IN AUSTRALIA, EVERY DAY

 

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7 January 2013 – Canberra Weekly Magazine: Mothers launch MissingSchool

10 July 2013 – MissingSchool Finds Success In The 100 Community Heroes Campaign

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19 February 2014 – 666 ABC Canberra: Keeping Sick Kids Connected to their Community

April 2014 – Brisbane Child: Monkey In My Chair

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11 October 2015 – The Canberra Times: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – WAtoday.com.au: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Sydney Morning Herald: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – The Sydney Morning Herald: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – SBS: Malcolm Turnbull calls for change to help sick students

11 October 2015 – Boorowa News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Northern Argus: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Magnet: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Age: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

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11 October 2015 – Crookwell Gazette: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Donnybrook Mail: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Newcastle Star: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Dungog Chronicle: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Leader: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Daily Liberal: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Ararat Advertiser: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Rural: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Tenterfield Star: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – The Sydney Morning Herald (via 3Novices Australia Twitter): The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Maitland Mercury: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Gannawarra Times: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Gloucester Advocate: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Examiner: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Narooma News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Canowindra News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Guardian News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Southern Highland News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Courier: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Blacktown Sun: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Standard: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Busselton Mail: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Esperance Express: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – Mudgee Guardian: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Bunbury Mail: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Riverina Leader: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Braidwood Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Illawarra Mercury: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – Kiama Independent: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Sunraysia Daily: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – Hills News: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Western Magazine: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – The Wimmera Mail-Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Stock and Land: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Lakes Mail: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Western Advocate: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Central Western Daily: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Armidale Express: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Recorder: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – The Area News: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Narromine News: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Queensland Country Life: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Inverell Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Manning River Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Blayney Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Hawkesbury Gazette: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – South Coast Registers: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Border Chronicle: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Whyalla News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Cootamundra Herald: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The North West Star: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – Newcastle Herald: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Advocate: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Merimbula News: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Blue Mountain Gazette: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Forbes Advocate: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Guardian: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – North Queensland Register: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Lithgow Mercury: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Advocate: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – The Grenfell Record: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Nyngan Observer: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Southern Cross: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Bega District News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Walcha News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Advertiser: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Rousehill Courier: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Murray Valley Standard: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Coastal Leader: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Stawell Times-News: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Collie Mail: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – Parkes Champion-Post: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Leader: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

11 October 2015 – The Naracoorte Herald: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – The Colypoint Observer: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Scone Advocate: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Harden Murrumburrah Express: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Wingham Chronicle: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Queanbeyan Age: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Camden Courier: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Moree Champion: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Victor Harbor Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Goulburn Post: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Bombala Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Border Times: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Parramatta Sun: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – The Guyra Argus: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Oberon Review: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – Mandurah Mail: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

11 October 2015 – Redland City Bulletin: PM lends weight to Canberra-led campaign to help 60,000 sick kids who are missing school

12 October 2015 – Barossa Herald: The 60,000 sick children not getting the education they need: report

12 October 2015 – ABC: Keeping Sick Kids Connected to Schools

12 October 2015 – Byron Shire News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Sunshine Coast Daily: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Daily Mercury: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Fraser Coast Chronicle: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Coolum News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Coffs Coast Advocate: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Whitsunday Times: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Caboolture News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Queensland Times: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Morning Bulletin: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Gladstone Observer: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Lismore Echo: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Surat Basin: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Central Telegraph: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Daily Examiner: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Ipswich Advertiser: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Warwick Daily News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – South Burnett Times: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Gympie Times: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Gatton Star: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Noosa News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Chronicle: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – News Mail: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Sunshine Coast Daily: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – CQ News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – The Northern Star: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Ballina Shire Advocate: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – Tweed Daily News: Group demands action for sick kids missing school

12 October 2015 – ABC: Sick children who miss extended periods of school being left behind, report finds

13 December 2016 – Tune in (Via Education Review): When a child gets seriously sick their healthcare takes precedence and, by necessity, their schooling is pushed to the sidelines

12 October 2015 – Nine News: Call for change to help sick students

13 October 2015 – SBS: New program helps sick schoolchildren keep up

13 October 2015 – The Educator: Sick students left behind …but technology can help

13 October 2015 – PS News: Support missing for missing students [Content Unavailable]

19 October 2015 – 2st: 60,000+ Seriously Ill Children Missing School [Audio Unavailable]

20 October 2015 – ABC (Via BTN): Sick Kids’ Schooling

26 October 2015 – ABC: Secondary school as a second chance: missing out and catching up in the education system

30 November 2016 – The Age: Eight Canberrans among 2016 Churchill fellows

30 November 2016 – The Sydney Morning Herald: Eight Canberrans among 2016 Churchill fellows

30 November 2016 – The Canberra Times: Eight Canberrans among 2016 Churchill fellows

30 November 2016 – Media Net: 106 Aussies are going global to explore new opportunities for Australia

30 November 2016 – ABC (Via Afternoons): Churchill Fellowship awardee Megan Gilmour

9 March 2017 – The Age: Trying to keep seriously sick kids in touch with schoolwork – and peers

9 March 2017 – The Sydney Morning Herald: Trying to keep seriously sick kids in touch with schoolwork – and peers

9 March 2017 – The Canberra Times: Trying to keep seriously sick kids in touch with schoolwork – and peers

11 March 2017 – The Advertiser: Not worth educating? The challenge facing seriously sick kids

12 March 2017 – The Age: The Invisibles; Critically ill kids miss a lot of school but noone is taking responsibility for their education [Full Page Print Press]

21 September 2017 – Southern Cross ACT: Nine News Canberra television news story [Footage unavailable]

21 September 2017 – Southern Cross Wollongong: Nine News Illawarra television news story [Footage unavailable]

21 September 2017 – ABC Perth: Radio interview [Audio unavailable]

22 September 2017 – CBR Innovation Network: Canberra mums and St. George Foundation innovate to keep sick kids connected to their schools

23 September 2017 – Education Today: $600,000 funding to enable an Australian-first telepresence robot pilot

26 September 2017 – Department of Industry, Innovation & Science intranet: Article [Link unavailable]

27 September 2017 – RiotACT: ACT to host Australia-first pilot of robot technology to keep sick kids connected to school

27 September 2017 – The Educator: Robot pilot aims to keep sick kids connected

25 October 2017 – CityNews.com.au: Please miss… robots sit in class for sick kids

01 November 2017 – Virgin In-flight Magazine: Rabble Rousers

05 November 2017 – 2CCC Radio Interview

05 November 2017 – ABC Radio National: Designing Technology to increase inclusion for the disabled [Tag in transcript]

12 November 2017 – ABC News: Telepresence robot helps terminally ill Canberra schoolgirl return to classroom [Also Print Press and Radio Interview]

12 November 2017 – ABC News: Six-year-old Freyja can’t physically set foot in her classroom, but her WonderBot is here to help

23 November 2017 – The Project: A sensitive Santa, the Nigerian women’s bobsled team, a classroom return and a long lost family – all in Carrie’s good news! [MissingSchool Reference at 1:45]

23 January 2018 – Robotics Today: How robots are helping sick kids to stay connected

8 February 2018 – AdNews: ‘Chasing hopes and dreams’ – why today’s Big Clash really matters

9 March 2018 – WAToday: Trying to keep seriously sick kids in touch with schoolwork – and peers

16 March 2018 – The Canberra Times: A mother’s determination to save her daughter – the race find a cure for Freyja Christiansen

19 March 2018 – ABC Radio Canberra Interview with Marist College Canberra

13 May 2018 – That’s Life, Freyja Christensen connection to school via robot

26 April 2018 – The Project television story – Women to watch, Marita Cheng and MissingSchool supporting students with robots

8 May 2018 – Radio interview on HIT FM Mid North Coast (Port Macquarie)

29 May 2018 – ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Online Publication: Robots Keeping Sick Kids In Touch

30 May 2018 – The Northern Daily Leader: Sick boy still at heart of class

30 May 2018 – The Northern Daily Leader: Telepresence robot, monkey help sick boy ‘attend’ school

8 June 2018 – TEDxSydney 2018 The Hub Presentation

8 June 2018 – St.George Bank TEDxSydney 2018 The Hub Presentation: We Are Hardwired To Connect

25 July 2018 – B&T Ad News: Three Organisations Using Tech For Good

25 July 2018 – Mumbrella: UnLtd Big Chat Good Tech

31 July 2018 – O&M Said: Combining Innovation and Technology, Good Tech

19 August 2018 – Telepresence Robots Helping Sick Kids Stay in School

27 August 2018 – TEDxCanberra 2018 Canberra Times and Canberra Weekly

31 August 2018 – BBC Online : MissingSchool Campaigning for Connection for Sick Kids with Robots

24 October 2018 – ABC Radio 666 Canberra: 2019 ACT Australian of the Year Nomination

24 October 2018 – Canberra Times: 2019 ACT Australian of the Year Nomination

25 October 2018 – Women’s Agenda: All-woman line-up in the ACT Australian of the Year Awards