The St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation supports vital medical research at St George and Sutherland hospitals. The Foundation’s Research Committee selects the research projects to fund each year, focusing on areas such as cancer, women and children’s health, infection, inflammation, immunity, critical care, neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, and mental health.

Join us in making a difference

Explore our upcoming events and campaigns to be part of this vital mission. The Foundation’s limited resources face high demand, and your participation in upcoming events and campaigns is crucial to driving forward this groundbreaking research. 

May 16, 2024

Every year, we host a golf day at The Australian Golf Club to raise funds for vital medical research. Teams from businesses compete to be crowned SSMRF’s Golf Day Champion. Following our charity golf day, limited seats are available for a gourmet lunch in the beautiful dining room at The Australian Golf Club at $160 per head. Reserve your spot today at lunch by emailing Let’s come together for a day of golfing for good and supporting vital medical research.

We want to thank our major sponsor, Club Central, and the following prize donors: The Australian Golf Club, American Golf Supplies, St George Motorboat Club, Lindt & Sprungli (Australia) Pty Ltd, The Intersection Tavern, Calabria Family Wine Group, Opera Australia, Q Station and Sydney Princess Cruises.

With support from The Australian Golf Club, sponsors and our teams, we raise tens of thousands of dollars annually for medical research, with our 2023 Golf Day raising over $40,000.


September 8, 2024

The Beachside Dash is our biggest annual fundraiser. Join us on Sunday, 8 September 2024 at Depena Reserve, Dolls Point and take part in the 2km, 5km, and 10km races.

Enjoy family entertainment and barbeque while raising money for medical research at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.

Get involved with this year’s Beachside Dash. We are always looking for street vendors, entertainers, sponsors and volunteers, we would love to hear from you

View our 2023 results and photos.

Healthy eating is important all year round

Following its successful launch leading up to the 2023 Beachside Dash, we are thrilled to announce that you can participate in the Luv your gut 4 week challenge all year round.

St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation, in collaboration with the UNSW Microbiome Research Centre, will be running this program aimed at promoting the consumption of the recommended 30 different fruits, vegetables and grains per week for a healthier gut microbiome.

For just $10, you can sign up to receive informative fact sheets, delicious recipes, and valuable online resources to enhance your gut health, leading to a healthier you.

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a positive impact on your well-being while supporting vital medical research. Find out more and sign up today!