Become a Diabetes Research WA ambassador.

Our ambassadors help to shine the spotlight on diabetes research, raising awareness of our story and mission with their networks, friends and family. By promoting our breakthroughs and projects ambassadors directly contribute to our success in diabetes treatment and our work towards finding a cure(s).

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Becoming an ambassador.

It’s so easy to get involved as a DRWA ambassador – and we’re always on the lookout for new people to join our team!

To get started, simply:

  1. Call us on 9224 1006 or send us an enquiry with your story.
  2. Let your family and friends know about DRWA.
  3. Like/follow and share us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Ambassador benefits include:

  • Invitations to our events as a VIP.
  • An opportunity to share your story.
  • Personal meet and greets with our researchers.
  • Membership to our Ambassadors Club where you can meet and socialise with other ambassadors.
  • Be among the first to hear the latest news on diabetes breakthroughs from around the world.

Meet our ambassadors!

Just a few of the amazing ambassadors who are an important part of the DRWA family:

  • Jamie Cripps – Sports Ambassador
  • Jenni Baird – Film Ambassador
  • John Lewis – Legacy Ambassador
  • Norah Murphy – Art Ambassadors

DRWA ambassador: Jamie Cripps from the West Coast Eagles.

Key West Coast Eagles forward, Jamie Cripps, has revealed he still hopes for a cure for his type 1 diabetes, despite not letting the condition stand in the way of his AFL dreams.

Read more about Jamie’s story.

DRWA ambassador: Jenni Baird.

Jenni was our first celebrity ambassador, and recently joined us to meet Professor Grant Morahan who directs research at the WA Centre for Diabetes Research in Perth. Jenni has a family member living with type 1 diabetes and has seen how tough and continuous the regime is.

Thank you to everyone who has joined us on our journey to creating a world without diabetes!

Become an ambassador

Other ways you can support DRWA.

Donate

80% of your contribution will directly fund Diabetes Research WA programs, so you can be confident your donation will make a difference.

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Volunteer

A fantastic way to give back to the community is to lend your time and skills. DRWA has numerous volunteering opportunities to suit volunteers of all ages and abilities.

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Partner

Sponsorships, employee volunteering, social fundraising events and monthly workplace giving are just some of the incredible ways our corporate partners support DRWA.

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Bequests & Wills

Leave a legacy by considering DRWA in your estate planning.

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Did you know?

The biggest issue facing researchers is access to and security of ongoing funding. With your support, we can continue to deliver funding to our world-class researchers right here in Western Australia ensuring you, your family, and our community benefit first.

Your gift or donation will be distributed to diabetes research projects right here in WA.

Be the driving force behind our research.

When you donate to Diabetes Research WA today, you’ll be directly helping a person living with diabetes now - while contributing to a future where no one longer lives with this challenging condition.

What's New?

2022 Fundamental/Basic Science recipient - Professor Kevin Pfleger!

Diabetes Research WA fund fresh type 2 diabetes project.

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The Annual World Diabetes Day breakfast.

2022 Diabetes Research Grants Announced.

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New type 1 diabetes project could help kids at high-risk.

A world-first project helping to prevent type 1 diabetes from developing in very young children.

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