Community support is vital for our scientists to continue to make discoveries that improve human health. We gratefully acknowledge the many community groups that have supported our research.

Gifts over $1000 will be acknowledged in the institute's annual report, you can, however, choose to remain anonymous.

Donations to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for $2 and over are fully tax deductible.


Here are some stories from our many supporters:

Point Gellibrand Rotarians Credit: Ross Magor

Medical research advances with Rotary support

Rotary clubs have supported health research in Australia since 1986. During 2012, two Victorian Rotary clubs donated their hard-won fundraising proceeds to support research at the institute.

Mrs Norma Wilkinson (left) and Mrs Jan Tootell

Golf clubs tee off for medical research

For several decades golf clubs around Australia have organised charity days to support the institute’s research, raising more than $1.6 million.
Berwick opportunity shop volunteers

A long-term supporter: Berwick opportunity shop

In 2008 and 2009, the institute was selected as a major beneficiary and received a generous donation of $20,000, and have previously received other significant support.