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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

Our Patron

The Women and Infants Research Foundation is extremely proud to have Her Excellency, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia, as its Patron.

Her Excellency is the 32nd Governor of Western Australia and the inaugural female governor. Prior to being installed as Governor on the 20 October 2014, Her Excellency had a distinguished career both in business and in the public sector.

In June 2016, Her Excellency was named a Companion of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours for eminent service to the people of Western Australia, to the promotion of international investment, scientific research and export opportunities, and through roles with maritime, mining, emergency management and not-for-profit organisations.


Janet Holmes à Court

John Rawlinson

Rod Maslin

Emeritus Professor Con Michael

Anne Payne

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Women and Infants Research Foundation
Carson House, King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008

Telephone: 08 6458 1437
Fax: 08 6458 1642
Email: info@wirf.com.au

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