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1 month ago
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On 29 May, Fremantle Rotary and Rotary Club of Attadale made an incredibly generous gift of $23,577 to Spinnaker following another successful corporate golf day event. Volunteers from both clubs ... See more

2 months ago

“They’ve just been so bloody good to me. There’s no other way you can say it.”
Read Peter's inspiring story by clicking below and learn how supporting research directly leads to better ... See more

2 months ago

Congratulations to Mr Robert Larbalestier, Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fiona Stanley Hospital, who has been named as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. ... See more

3 months ago

Come and see us at the Fiona Stanley Open Day from 1pm to 4pm. We'd love to see you! #spinnaker #spinnakerhealthresearchfoundation #fionastanleyhospital #smhs #medicalresearch

3 months ago

Spinnaker's Mark Balfour and Dana Henderson were delighted to attend a commemorative event held by The University of Western Australia to acknowledge the foresight and remarkable support of the ... See more

3 months ago
Spinnaker Annual Awards Ceremony 2018

At the Annual Awards Ceremony on December 3, Spinnaker presented ten research grants, three travel awards and one PhD scholarship totalling $155,000. The grants and awards were made possible through ... See more

3 months ago

In 2019, Spinnaker awarded 10 medical research grants, 3 travel awards and 1 PhD scholarship to some of the brightest minds in Western Australia. The awards ceremony, pictured, was an evening of ... See more

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