Patrick’s 50th

By Caroline Aldred

It’s only hair!

Patrick was a big man with a cheeky grin and a wicked sense of humour. When he became a star in heaven his little people were only 3 & 5 years old. Its been 13 years since he passed away and those little people are all but grown. 
Patrick never cared much for hair, hair styles or having the latest hair do. He went from having dreadlocks to a crew cut in the space of an afternoon. And of all the possible side effects chemotherapy had to offer, he would have taken hair loss if he’d had the choice. 
Patrick’s 50th birthday would be on June 18th 2023, so on this day I’ll shave my head - in support of those fighting Cancer and to remember Patrick. 

Patrick’s 50th Birthday.

On the 15th of December 2009 the big man went to heaven. After a 4 year battle against cancer, he closed his eyes for the last time and was finally at peace. 

Cancer is a cruel and unforgiving disease that plays no favourites and shows no mercy.

This year, in honour of Patrick’s 50th birthday, I will be shaving my head to raise money for cancer research and support the Cancer Council. 

Every year more than 35,000 Victorians hear the words ‘you have cancer’.

Thanks in part to generous Victorians, 7 in 10 of them will survive five years after a cancer diagnosis, but there’s still so much work to be done.

Cancer Council needs our support more than ever this year. Every dollar raised gives hope for a cancer free future. By supporting my event, you’re funding life-saving cancer treatments, prevention programs, and support services that ensure no one has to face cancer alone.

My Achievements

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Thank you to my Supporters


Brad Noble


Mick Jonsson


John Casini

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Kara O’brien


Doc @ Ahn

A legend on Australian Hunting Net. We miss him.


Jo Stagg

Well done Caroline, in loving memory of Patrick


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Trevor Thompson


Justin Beckingham

For Pat. After 13 years, part of me still thinks we'll be catching up any day now. We still miss you, buddy.


Michelle Collett

What a courageous step Caroline in honour of Patrick who was an amazing person, and yes with plenty of hair!


Danni Dodgson

Great effort and great cause!


Mark Phelan

Amazing Caroline, you have always been super courages. Pat always had wild hair cuts & styles, Hope you and the family are doing well.


Demetrios Greg


Naismith Family

You’re a superstar Caroline!!


Nicole Proy



Go you beautiful thing!!! Xoxo


Phil & Katie

Well done and great cause




Caroline Aldred

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