The Brisbane River was transformed into a sea of yellow on Saturday afternoon for Australia’s largest duck race, raising funds for Princess Alexandra Hospital cancer research. The race was all about adding some colour to the fight against cancer and was part of the Summertime Riverfest, which has been consistently growing during its 10-year history. 40,000 rubber ducks are tipped into the Brisbane River. Photo: Bradley Kanaris “We’ve gone from a family of ducks to a fleets of ducks over the years,” said chief duck wrangler and event organiser Simone Plunkett. This year was also the 10-year anniversary since the first cancer vaccine was discovered by Professor Ian Frazer, whose work has been consistently funded by the Princess Alexandra (PA) Research Foundation.  Crowds flock to the banks … Next »

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