Dapto family's race against time to help Amarli fight a rare disease

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 29 2024 - 11:17am, first published June 28 2024 - 9:30am

Six-year-old Amarli Broome has a disease which means she can't walk, speak or eat, and for the past six months she has relied on a machine to help her breathe.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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