Support is vital for our scientists to continue to make discoveries that improve human health. We gratefully acknowledge the many individuals who 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:

Bev Gray

Passionate supporter of ovarian cancer research:
Bev Gray

As with many women who have ovarian cancer, Bev had some symptoms, but they were not recognised as early signs of ovarian cancer.
Michael Harris

Supporting the next generation of scientists:
Michael and Kelli Harris

The Alan W Harris Honours Scholarship is awarded to students who are accepted into the institute’s honours program.
Painting donated by Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

One of Australia's great philanthropists:
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

The institute has been extremely fortunate to have benefited from Dame Elisabeth’s generosity for more than 54 years.
Cell image

An inspirational life:
Bessie Mavis Gray

Medical advances were a continual source of wonder for Bessie.
Paddy Pearl

A public philanthropist:
Paddy Pearl

In 2009, Australian philanthropist Paddy Pearl auctioned Campania House, her 19th century home, in Tasmania.