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Over 23 years, Spinnaker has funded more than 230 medical research projects, travel grants and PhD scholarships, totalling over$4 million.

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2 days ago

A message of thanks to our donors from CEO, Dana Henderson.

4 days ago

Thank you to all of our wonderful donors. There is still time to make your gift by visiting https://www.spinnakerappeal.org.au/

1 week ago
Donate now and support the global fight against COVID-19!

2020 has revealed some important truths for us all, particularly how dependent our economy and society is on the not-for-profit sector. While the government has responded remarkably in the face of ... See more

WA is fortunate enough to not be overwhelmed and it is also home to some of the world’s leading medical researchers. We are being called upon by our global colleagues to assist in this fight.

2 weeks ago

Men’s Health Week: Exciting results of a multi-centre, Australia wide study has revealed that the combination of testosterone treatment with a healthy lifestyle program can significantly reduce the ... See more

2 weeks ago
WA’s Healthcare Heroes: Full list of winners

Admittedly we are a little late to share this one but certainly didn't want to miss the opportunity to congratulate and thank the dedicated nurses that serve our State! ... See more

West Australians have responded resoundingly to a $250,000 campaign to thank the State’s nurses with a luxury staycation at Crown Perth. Read the full list of winners here.

2 weeks ago
Major global partnerships bring life-saving COVID-19 research to WA

COVID-19 FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT: Spinnaker has committed significant funding for world-leading research by the Australian National Phenome Centre (Murdoch University) in collaboration with University ... See more

The Australian National Phenome Centre partners with the University of Cambridge with significant funding from Spinnaker Health Research Foundation.

3 weeks ago
$5m for Western Australia to lead ground-breaking COVID-19 research

At this time, we have been working more closely than ever with the WA research community and are delighted to see this commitment to WA's universities for important COVID-19 projects. Roger Cook this ... See more

Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Media Statements

1 month ago
South Metropolitan Health Service

We couldn't agree more!

A huge shout out to our teams in the COVID Clinics at Fiona Stanley and Rockingham General hospitals who have now screened more than 15,000 people.

This reflects how hard our frontline staff have ... See more

1 month ago

We are so proud to support heart and lung transplant research that benefits patients across WA. Of course, these life-saving transplants are only made possible through organ and tissue donation. ... See more

Tune in to this page from 3:00pm tomorrow to watch our DonateLife National Service of Remembrance.

Since we couldn’t all be together this year, this unique online tribute brings together speakers ... See more

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