About Us

Welcome to Spinnaker

About Us

Welcome to Spinnaker

Our mission is to help deliver key translational research that benefits the people of Perth’s southern metropolitan community and beyond.

Our vision is a vital, healthy Western Australian community.

Spinnaker Health Research Foundation is an independent charitable trust that has funded more than 230 research projects in 20 years and invested nearly $4 million in medical research grants, PhD scholarships and research equipment acquisition.

The Foundation has funded and continues to invest in health research projects such as:

  • cancer research
  • the Fremantle Diabetes study
  • heart disease research
  • Freo Street Doctor mobile health clinic
  • liver research; and
  • international malaria studies