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So, what is Kids in the House anyway?
Published on August 20, 2018

If you have been following JDRF across our social channels, or have been speaking to any of our diligent advocates, you may have heard of Kids in the House. Curious as to what it is? And how you can support? Then read on! What is Kids in the House?

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Meet our 2018 JDRF Pin & Win ambassadors
Published on August 16, 2018

JDRF is the Melbourne Cup Carnival official Pin & Win charity partner again in 2018, and we’re ready to build on the successes of last year. Helping us out with the ambassador duties will be some new faces – Grace (8) and her mum, Toula. Get to know more about the Victorian family, and how […]

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Fighting for a cure
Published on August 8, 2018

Bailey Mannix was only three years old when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), but he “can recall the day pretty clearly”.  He remembers his mum collecting him early from his Central Coast NSW day-care. An ambulance met them on the freeway and they headed towards Gosford Hospital. Bailey was there for 10 […]

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JDRF selected as one of 200 businesses of tomorrow
Published on July 23, 2018

Our selection in this Westpac program is a great recognition of JDRF’s tireless advocacy for type 1 diabetes research.  JDRF is proud to be selected as one of 200 innovative organisations shaping Australia’s future, as part of the Businesses of Tomorrow program. The program, developed by Westpac, seeks to reward and recognise businesses that have […]

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The first group of talented scientists have completed the JDRF/Macquarie Group Foundation Future Research Leaders Program and secured funding for an exciting new study. The JDRF advocacy team were back in Canberra this week, with advocates, politicians, researchers and supporters – celebrating the first group of researchers to complete the Program.  The Program was established […]

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La Habana lights up the night to the tune of $1.66m!
Published on June 28, 2018

JDRF’s Australian Galas have had a record-breaking year, surpassing a goal of $1.5m for type 1 diabetes research. The three La Habana events in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth raised a combined total of $1.66m for more promising scientific breakthroughs! Perth and Melbourne events selling out prior to event night added to the pre-event excitement. On […]

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JDRF Australia welcomes the announcement in the 2018 Federal Budget by the Turnbull Government of a number of measures that will benefit people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). In the Budget, the Government’s commitment to the Insulin Pump Program administered by JDRF was increased from 66 funded pumps a year to 280 a year, […]

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Nominations open for Kids In The House 2018
Published on May 2, 2018

Things are hotting up in JDRF’s advocacy space, with less than four months to go until Kids In The House, our major event in Parliament House on 23 August. Kids In The House is the culmination of months of meetings with JDRF advocates talking to their federal MPs and Senators about the impact and importance of […]

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Which health checks do I need and when?
Published on April 30, 2018

Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) as an adult can occupy a lot of brain space! We’ve made it a little bit easier, with this handy exams and tests checklist. Whether you’re newly-diagnosed or just need a refresher, check this cheat sheet to make sure you’re up to date with the exams and tests you […]

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JDRF One Ride 2018: Goodbye to the Barossa
Published on April 24, 2018

It was an emotional weekend for many supporters and Riders who came together for the 15th and final JDRF One Ride in South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Around 250 Riders turned out to cover a range of distances between 35km and 160km in the name of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Among them were founders of […]

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