Australian Rotary Health, the charity we are raising funds for.

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Australian Rotary Health

Australian Rotary Health (ARH) is a major research fund and grants organization. It is the largest Australia-wide project undertaken by Rotary. 

The Australian Rotary Health Board allocates research grants on the advice of a Research Committee that comprises eminent medical and paramedical professionals.

Since 1985 over A$45m has been allocated to grants for research into such areas as :

-Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
-Care of the Aged
-Adolescent Health
-Family Health
-Mental Illness
-Cancer research
-Parkinson’s Disease
-Neurological research

Medical research is the primary beneficiary of funds from Australian Rotary Health.
Since the year 2000, mental illness has been the main focus of research funding.

“Supporting healthier minds, bodies and communities through research, awareness and education”

Our Rotary District 9810, located in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, has contributed over A$3m since allocated grants commenced in 1985.
Our ride has raised and contributed over  $1.2M in the past 34 years.
All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Major projects that have been funded by ARH
-Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 
-Environmental Health Projects of the Aged 
-Adolescent Health
-Family Health Research 
-Mental Health Research
-Cancer Research

Other activities of ARH
-Scholarships for Indigenous Australians
-Funding Partner Grants & Scholarships (All Health Areas)
-Rural Medical Scholarships
-Rural Health Evaluation Grants
-Evaluation of Mental Health Service Provision
-Mental Health of Young Australians
-Nursing Scholarships

For further information on Australian Rotary Health (ARH) please click here to enter their web site.