Diabetes Research Foundation Of Western Australia

Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth   (08) 9224 1006

The DRF is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes. We want to help people live with diabetes in an easier way and prevent complications like blindness from developing.

In Brief
  • Deductible Gift Recipient: Yes
  • Establishment Date: 1976
  • Number of Paid Staff: 1.5
  • Number of Volunteers: 12
  • Organisation Type: Association, Foundation, Non-Government, Not-for-profit
In Detail

Our vision

The Diabetes Research Foundation of WA's (DRF) vision is to find a cure for diabetes.

Our mission

To support research into the:

causes of diabetes
complications of diabetes
cure of diabetes

We aim to support research work relating to diabetes and the prevention, control or cure of that disease; found, encourage or contribute to scholarships, fellowships or travel grants for the purpose of promoting research into diabetes and raise funds for the purpose of supporting research into diabetes

DRF has funded research projects into diabetes since 1978. Through the efforts of a dedicated team and many supporters a Centre for Diabetes Research was established in 2005. The Centre now houses over 20 researchers conducting world-class research under the direction of Professor Grant Morahan. Recent breakthroughs have the potential to change the lives of millions of people living with diabetes.

With your help we will find a cure for diabetes !!