Granting Life-Changing Starlight Wishes to Seriously Ill Children

Welcome to the Starlight Wish Circle, an exclusive group of supporters passionate about the life changing power of a Starlight Wish.

Starlight Wish Circle members give the gift of hope to sick children, often in the toughest of times, helping them to dream big, leave the pain of treatment behind and experience a lasting, positive impact on their well-being.

Committing to a contribution of $6,500 (with an invitation to renew annually), Starlight Wish Circle members help sick kids' dreams come true.


Starlight Wish children are happier and more confident with improved resilience and self-esteem, families feel closer, more connected and kids feel empowered in selecting and reflecting on their Starlight Wish.

Wishgranting is at the heart of what we do. Every Starlight Wish we grant has a lasting positive impact and 100% of Starlight Wish families would recommend a Wish to another family. We granted our first Starlight Wish in 1988 and since then have granted over 10,000 unique Starlight Wishes to seriously ill children and young people across Australia.

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The impact of a Starlight Wish goes far beyond the day the wish is granted. Starlight helped give me the inspiration to what I hope will be a long musical career.
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Michael Morgan


  • In 2018, over 700 sick children were referred to the Starlight Wish program by health professionals for a Starlight Wish, however research shows thousands of Australian children are eligible for a Starlight Wish.
  • Every Starlight Wish is unique, and tailored to the child and on average requires funding of $6,500.


  • Members commit to fund at least one Starlight Wish per year at $6,500
  • Opportunity to help in practical ways to grant wishes by advocating through social and business networks and sharing skills or expertise
  • Support any shout-outs for extra help to create or enhance a child’s unique wish experience
  • Receive regular updates with insights about the impact the Starlight Wish Circle is having
  • Receive invitations to special Starlight events and the opportunity to connect and engage with other Starlight Wish Circle members
  • Be acknowledged (optional) on the Starlight website




Starlight Wish Circle members are a well-connected group! Many like to meet face to face throughout the year to share stories and to hear directly from Starlight about the difference their support is making.

NSW Starlight Wish Circle Host

Kerry-Anne Johnston

NSW Starlight Wish Circle Platinum Members

Annette & Brett Straatemeier
Craig & Jennifer Davies
Les & Luisa Schirato
Kerry-Anne Johnston
Justine & Justin Topper
Luke Hepworth
Raechel & Cliff Stern
The Calver Family
The Saunders Family Foundation
Victoria & Andrew Isles

NSW Starlight Wish Circle Members

Candice Bourke & Felicity Thomas
Gordon & Tasmin Jackson
Pip Smith
Asha Foundation
Sophie Monsour
Suzy Baird & Peter Hand
Vicky & Scott Irwin

QLD Starlight Wish Circle Members

Philip & Peta St Baker
Tim Hennessy & Paul McCloskey

SA Starlight Wish Circle Members

Simon Hackett
Tony Maiello
Jessica and Sam McCabe
Lydia Minuzzo
Garry Minuzzo
Nataliya Sard
Ed Peter
Mark Watson
Kathryn Watson

VIC Starlight Wish Circle Platinum Members

Robert C. Bulley Charitable Foundation

VIC Starlight Wish Circle Member

Victoria McNeilly
David and Karina Rogers

WA Starlight Wish Circle Host

The Stan Perron Charitable Trust

WA Starlight Wish Circle Platinum Members

The Stan Perron Charitable Trust
Mak Family

WA Starlight Wish Circle Members

North Family
Smee Family
J Perram & S Moir
Stoneridge Foundation
C & F Holman


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We can't begin to thank everyone enough. The impact has been life-changing. Chloe now has a reason to fight after receiving her Starlight Wish.
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Kerilyn, Chloe's Mum


Starlight Wish Circle members commit to granting one Starlight Wish per year to the value of $6,500 (invoiced at time of membership and an option to renew annually thereafter).

Starlight Wish Circle Platinum members commit to grant two or more Starlight Wishes per year to the value of $13,000 (invoiced at time of membership and an option to renew annually thereafter).

As a Platinum member, you will receive additional acknowledgement on our website with a photograph and bio (if desired). All Starlight Wish Circle members receive a unique Starlight Wish Circle lapel pin.


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If you are interested in finding out more about the Starlight Wish please contact:

Fleur Kennedy
02 8425 5919

Leah Williams
07 3456 0413

Lee White
03 9468 2006

Monique Littlejohn
0412 662 734

WA & NT:
Susan Singer
08 9460 9001

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