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Spring is in the Air

It’s almost here, the Lions Medical Research Annual Spring Appeal. With Covid19 and the world pandemic, it is now all the more reason to invest in medical research. You can do this by either donating via the ‘Make a Donation’ button on our website or by holding a “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” function during the months of spring […]

Community Fundraising

Fundraising with the addition of a few new social distancing rules! Congratulations to Gold Coast Tallebudgera Lions & Dr Olivia Holland for supporting the Foundation #medicalresearch #bunnings #lions #womeninscience #fundraising #volunteering #charity

Mental health tips for over 60’s during COVID-19

Mental health tips for over 60’s during COVID-19 Former Lions Medical Research Foundation researcher Nadeeka Dissanayaka has written a blog conveying her tips to maintain good mental health during COVID-19 for older persons. Link to article here. Nadeeka currently works on anxiety and depression in aged persons and Parkinson’s Disease patients University of Queensland Centre […]

2019 Annual General Meeting

  AGM ANNOUNCEMENT The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Queensland and Northern New South Wales Lions Medical Research Foundation was held on Sunday 24th November 2019 in the Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Woolloongabba and a new board of directors was formed. LMRF is pleased to announce the new […]

Art Union Winners drawn

Results for Lions Medical Research Foundation Art Union 2019 Drawn Friday 13 September 2019 at 11.30am First Prize:- VESPA GTS 300 Super. $10,090 RRP. Winner:- Ticket Number:- 10322 Won by:- Paul Ryan, Golden Valley Keperra Second Prize:- Panasonic 65″ 4K Smart TV. $1,999 RRP Winner:- Ticket Number:- 00041 Won by:- Simon Molloy, Stafford


I dream of a world where diabetes is under control, and where the impact of this major public health issue has been drastically reduced. My name is Dr Olivia Holland, the 2019 recipient of the Lions Medical Research Foundation Fellowship, and with support from LMRF, I study diabetes. The World Health Organisation estimates that 422 million [...]


The 2019 Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run will be held on Sunday 13 October. This event sees entrants take on the bitumen to bush, all-terrain scenic challenge from Griffith University, Nathan Campus through the Toohey Forest. The 2019 event has elected to fundraise for diabetes and as such, Lions Medical Research Foundation intends to participate […]

DIABETES WEEK UPDATE from Dr Olivia Holland

Making a difference Diabetes is a huge health problem, and not one we will be able to solve overnight. Continuing research will be vital to helping those already suffering from diabetes, but also in stopping more people from being affected in the future. I believe that if you really want to influence health outcomes, it’s […]


Queensland and Northern New South Wales Lions Medical Research Foundation is running an Art Union between May and August 2019. Tickets are available at $2.00 each, or a book of tickets (10 tickets) at $20.00 each (no discounts apply). Click Here to Purchase from our Online Shop – or call the Lions Medical Research Foundation […]

Mental Health Benchmarking Survey

CAN YOU HELP? Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka has come to the Lions community with a request… She is currently seeking consumers of residential aged care to complete a short survey and comment on one of her research proposals in order to obtain consumer opinion. Consumers can be: 1.People with a loved one living in residential aged […]

Patron: His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland

The QLD & Northern NSW Lions Medical Research Foundation is a Deductible Gift Recipient so your donation will be tax deductible.

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