Health and Medical


The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a translational research institute based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.

Since 1998, its pioneering partnership with the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District has delivered key translational health and medical research and technology closely aligned to community health needs.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service is the longest serving search and rescue helicopter service in the world, it is also the largest non-profit search and rescue, and aeromedical retrieval service in Australia. Its aircraft and trained medical and operational crews respond quickly and effectively to emergencies threatening the life, health and safety of people caused through medical emergency, illness, natural disaster, accidents or mishap.

Hunter Surf Life Saving

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) has evolved into an organisation known throughout the world for its voluntary humanitarian service. To date it has performed more than 480 000 recorded rescues. Outstanding for its feats of courage and reliable service to the surfing public, SLSA continues to be maintained by members who are justly proud of their motto, ‘Vigilance and Service”.


TLC for Kids

TLC for kids is a National ATO Endorsed charity that supports sick kids and their families through the moments in hospital where fear and distress can take over. Our distraction services facilitate kids through frightening procedures, and in the crucial 48 hour period following any emotionally challenging situation in hospital.

TLC for kids works with over 400 hospitals across the nation and is the only organisation in Australia providing emotional and practical support in these timeframes.

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Not for Profit

The Smith Family

The Smith Family is a children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australian children to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.


Samaritans is a Newcastle charity assisting thousands of locals in need.

Their services support people with a disability and in Newcastle and the Hunter and can support people with packages from Disability Care.

Their work extends from disability supports to childrens services and disadvantaged young people to those with mental health challenges, those who are homeless and many more.

World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

With the support of more than 400,000 Australians, World Vision helps more than 20 million people every year.

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New Lambton South Public School

New Lambton South Public School is an exciting educational environment for children from K-6.

Glendon School

Glendon School is part of the Hunter/Central Coast Region and caters for students in a junior setting (K-6). The school supports students diagnosed with moderate, severe and multiple disabilities.

Newcastle Grammar School

Newcastle Grammar School is an independent, co-educational, non-selective, non-denominational, Anglican-affiliated day school in Newcastle.

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