We're in this together

The Family Centre offers information, education, community connection,

clinical care and wrap-around social support under one roof.



We're excited to be hosting a Live Q&A with Professor Partha Kar, a prominent UK-based diabetes specialist and Team Halo Scientist, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a rare opportunity to connect with Professor Kar through our Facebook partnership and Team Halo, a global group of leading doctors on a mission to help end the pandemic. Don't miss it! 


A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes hasn’t held back Bec Johnson, in fact it’s shaped her life, as she tells Cathy O’Leary, Editor at Medical Forum. “It’s my job to be both a person and a pancreas,” Bec tells Cathy. After being told the long list of things she probably wouldn’t be able to do, Bec decided to do many of them anyway, but only after doing her homework.


In our final episode of This is Type 1, we bring you the story of Bec Johnson, CEO of the Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre. Bec has lived with type 1 diabetes since 17 and her outlook on living with the condition has made an enormous impact on the type 1 tribe all over the world. Watch Bec’s story to see how her journey has been full of lots of little "click moments".


Eggplant lasagne

This low-carb eggplant lasagne is the best comfort food ever. Layers of eggplant, homemade beef and tomato sauce and oozy cheese are baked together until warm and bubbly. Perfect for the slightly cooler weather. Just add salad or some veg for a complete meal. 9g carbs per serving. 


Did you know you can donate to the Family Centre through the Containers for Change WA program? When you recycle with Containers for Change, you get a 10 cent refund for every eligible drink container you return which can be donated to the Family Centre! Simply quote our scheme ID (C10313108) at your local refund point to donate your containers.


Are you confused about type 1 and alcohol? Our new Type 1 and Alcohol Webinar is an informative and empowering online education session where you'll learn about how to stay safe with type 1 when you're drinking and drinking and partying. Diabetes Educator Amy Rush gives us the lowdown on how alcohol affects blood glucose levels. 

Our Vision

A confident, connected type 1 diabetes community in Western Australia.

“I’ve had type 1 for 32 years,

and to be honest it’s the first time

I’ve been comfortable talking to someone I didn’t know about it. 

The team at the Family Centre 

genuinely changed my

life for the better” 

Chris, attendee at  FlexIT  

"The schools’ education session

was thorough and clearly presented. Type 1 can be a scary topic but the Family Centre covered everything with professionalism and care.

It helped me feel confident and

not too overwhelmed in caring

for this special little boy whilst

he’s at school.” 

Katherine, teacher

The Family Centre receives no government funding. Every donation goes straight to work connecting, supporting and inspiring our type 1 community.

There are so many ways to support us.

Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre

11 Limosa Close, Stirling WA 6021

t + 61 (8) 9446 6446

f + 61 (8) 9463 1446

e hello@type1familycentre.org.au

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Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre

11 Limosa Court, Stirling WA 6021

Phone. +61 (8) 6446 6446

Fax. +61 (8) 9463 1446

Email. hello@type1familycentre.org.au

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The Family Centre acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live.

We pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who work and live on this land.