At the time, he was unaware charity Redkite funded that social worker.
Last month, Mr Pavisich became president of the WA branch.
‘I was really impressed with what Redkite did, and the feedback from parents and the difference it made to their lives,’ he said.
‘I’ve seen what Redkite does for families and the pressure cancer puts on families.
‘We want to get to every young person with cancer.’
The journey has been a long one for Mr Pavisich, his wife Narelle and two older children, with plenty of hurdles along the way.
‘Two weeks before Brooke’s treatment finished (in July 2005), I was diagnosed with lymphoma stage four’