• 2014 awards dinner
  • law
  • menzies engineering selimovic
  • nhmrcrgmenzies scholarship pang
  • allied-health
  • Fourth Menzies Institute launched
  • Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • menzies harvard siskind
  • The Governor of Victoria, His Excellency the Hon Alex Chernov AC QC and Mrs Chernov with Menzies Scholarship recipients
  • High Court of Australia, Canberra
  • Dr Alisa Selimovic- 2009 Menzies Scholar in Engineering
  • Dr Ken C Pang - 2007 NHMRC/R G Menzies Fellowship
  • We promote the next generation of Australian leaders, invest in world class health research and advance initiatives of national importance.
  • Fourth Menzies Institute launched
  • Established in 1988 by the University of Tasmania with support from the Menzies Foundation and the Tasmanian Government
  • Dr Dan Siskind - 2003 Menzies Scholar to Harvard



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The Menzies Foundation

As a catalyst for achievement, the Menzies Foundation's vision is to identify and promote the next generation of Australian leaders, invest in world class health research and advance initiatives of national importance.

Established in memory of Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, the Foundation is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation.

Former public service head joins Menzies’ board

15 April 2015

Terry Moran Board MemberFormer head of the Commonwealth Public Service, Terry Moran AC, has joined the Menzies Foundation Board.

Mr Moran was the Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet in Victoria from 2000 and later Secretary of the Federal Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet from 2008 to 2011. His current roles include Chair of the Barangaroo Delivery Authority in NSW and National President of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.

Menzies welcomes fourth institute

8 April 2015

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The Menzies Health Institute Queensland is being launched at Griffith University tomorrow, making it the fourth in a prestigious group of health and medical research institutions around Australia to carry the Menzies name.

The Menzies Foundation is proud to be a founding partner of the Institute and Chairman of the Menzies Foundation, Brian Doyle AM, and Professor Allan Cripps, Pro Vice Chancellor (health) at Griffith, have recorded a video explaining philosophy of the partnership.

Breakthrough on deadly infectious diseases

2 April 2015

Francisella bacteriaDr Si Ming Man, recipient of the 2015 NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellowship, is the first author of some ground-breaking research on deadly infectious diseases, published recently in leading scientific journal Nature Immunology.

In fact the research, which focuses on the highly virulent and often fatal infectious bacterium, Francisella tularensis, is receiving significant attention worldwide.  

The research findings were generated by Dr Man and his colleagues at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.