9 June 2021

Australian Rotary Health
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A $42,000 Donation Towards
Multiple Sclerosis Research

From left to right: PP Tony Bonanno (District 9675), Michelle Byrne (Club Member), Cheryl Deguara (ARH), President Maureen Fry (Club President), Joy Gillett OAM (ARH), Val Zaharievski (Club Member) and PDG Barry Antees (District 9675).
The Rotary Passport Club of Sylvania Waters presented a cheque for $42,000 at the Australian Rotary Health office recently. This money was raised at a gala dinner and auction and will partially fund a Funding Partner PhD Scholarship project in Multiple Sclerosis!

We are incredibly grateful for the support. 
Attendees of the MS Gala Dinner

Celebrating Indigenous Health Scholars

Congratulations to the graduates and recipients of the SA Health Aboriginal Health Scholarship Program, which is co-sponsored by Australian Rotary Health.

Graduates and recipients were awarded at a celebration during National Reconciliation Week. 

Rotary Noosa Daybreak
Hosts Bookfest Fundraiser

Rotary Noosa Daybreak recently held their 2021 Bookfest. The event was an outstanding success and will enable the club to continue supporting their club projects.

One of those projects is the funding of ARH researcher Grace Forsyth, whose PhD project which will investigate the use of oral ketamine in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Lift the Lid on Mental Illness in Schools!

Get your school involved in our new Lift the Lid in Schools inititative, supporting mental health awareness in youth, as well as mental health research!

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