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In Memory of Peter Francis: A Pioneer in Organic and Sustainable Beauty

Peter, SAiGENCI Cancer Research

Mr Peter Francis was not only a successful World Master Hairdresser, Trichologist and Organic Formulator, he was a loving husband, father, brother and family man. An active community member, he was passionate about making a difference in the lives of others.

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Linda's story

Linda, SAiGENCI Cancer Research

Linda was 28-weeks pregnant with her second son when she noticed a small lump in her breast.

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Vale Dr Catherine King

Catherine - SAiGENCI

This month, after fighting breast cancer for over eight years, Dr Catherine King said goodbye to her beloved daughters, husband and friends. 

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Gratitude amid grief

Nishadi, Student Emergency Fund recipient

Nishadi had just moved to Australia to complete her PhD in Medicine when her father was suddenly admitted to the ICU in Sri Lanka and unexpectantly passed away at the age of 57.

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Indigenous Support Fund opens doors

Talara, Yaitya Tipanthi Scholarship recipient

The Indigenous Support Fund facilitates the Yaitya Tipanthi Scholarship and the Yaitya Tipanthi Bursary. 

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Nick's story

Nick and his family

“Why me?” were some of Nick’s first thoughts when he was diagnosed with Stage 1 prostate cancer.

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Jed's story

Jed at his high school formal

Jed was 17 and in year 12 when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour – changing his life in an instant.

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Support for future nurses

Anne Garvie, Olivia McInnis and Betty Khor

With its roots going back to the late 1800s, the Nurses Memorial Foundation of South Australia has a long history of playing a pivotal role in advancing the nursing profession through fostering learning outcomes, giving back to community and offering financial assistance.

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Heritage scholarship with a fascinating legacy

Everard family

More than 50 years ago, Ella Syme Everard (nee Russell) bequeathed her estate of approximately $260,000 (the equivalent of approximately $3.2 million AUD today) to the University of Adelaide to establish scholarships in the memory of her late husband, Charles John Everard.

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Geography grant helps rural students

Andrew Smith and daughters Hilary and Caroline Smith

In November 2022, Emeritus Professor Andrew Smith FAA together with his daughters, Dr Hilary Smith and Dr Caroline Smith, established an endowed fund, the Graeme Hugo AO Commencement Grant for Geography, for students studying Geography and Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Adelaide.

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