WIRF was proud to be hosted by Government House as part of its flagship event for 2017 held in early October. Her Excellency, The Honourable Mrs Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of WA and WIRF Patron, joined Minister for Women’s Interests, Child Protection; Community Services, the Hon Simone McGurk and more than 120 key business, community and health representatives for the event held in the Government House Ballroom. Attendees had a chance to learn more about three high profile WIRF research projects that are delivering Western Australia to the world.
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Jo Avery, Mike Hussey and James Clothier
WIRF Board Members Grey Egerton-Warburton and Tony Walsh with Her Excellency, Kerry Sanderson AC
Dr Paul Cohen, Assoc Prof Matt Kemp, Dr Scott White, Dr Suzanne Meharry and Haru Usada
WIRF Board Chair, Rowena Smith
Sam Maher entertains the crowd with his handpan
Assoc Prof Matt Kemp presents 'EVE Therapy for Extremely Preterm Infants'
Dr Paul Cohen presents 'Gynaecological Cancer Research in WA'
Haru Usada and Lisa Stinson
Andrea Cole, WIRF Board Member, Wylie Collins and Laura Radovan
Leah and Victor McVeigh
Attendees watching 'The Preterm Birth Journey; a story told by mothers of premmie babies'
Prof John Newnham presents 'The WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative'
Prof John Newnham
WIRF's Chief Operations Director, Deb Portughes
Prof John Newnham, Minister Simone McGurk and WIRF Board Chair, Rowena Smith
Todd and Elizabeth Daly
Lisa Stinson and Dr Matt Payne
David and Katie Galloway