Our Supporters

Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre Visionaries

The Family Centre’s Visionaries have changed our community in powerful ways. Visionaries have made a vital and lasting impact upon the type 1 diabetes community with their foresight, leadership and generosity and their contributions have enabled the Family Centre to build its facility, services and community to support hundreds of families and individuals to thrive with type 1. Their patronage is at the very heart of the Family Centre, and we thank them for their visionary support of our organisation. 

Family Centre Visionary

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Jeff Newman OAM , Founding Chair

Jeff’s leadership, dedication and generosity have enabled the Family Centre to establish its unique and effective model of diabetes care – the first service of its kind in Australia. During his time as our Chair, Jeff made a profound impact. He leaves a lasting legacy: a thriving community of hundreds of families who are connected, supported and inspired by the Family Centre. 

Founding Sponsors

The Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre is grateful to have received generous financial support from the following individuals and organisations, who have made cumulative gifts of $10,000 and above over the last two financial years. 

Family Centre Heroes

$150,000 + 

AHG Automotive 

Arc Infrastructure 

The Horgan Family and Leeuwin Estate 

Family Centre Innovators

$100,000 - $149,999 

Bendat Family Foundation 

Bowen Foundation 

Mineral Resources 

Rick and Victoria Malone 

The Towner Family and Flametree Wines 

Family Centre Legends

$50,000 - $99,999 

North Perth Community Bank 

Primewest Centrepoint Shopping Centre 

St. George Foundation 

Family Centre Builders

$10,000 - $49,999 

Bob Bollen and Benz Industries Pty Ltd 

Bunnings Group Limited 

Cannings Purple 

Leeuwin Estate Charitable Foundation Trust 

Optimal Pharmacy 

Regent Motor Group 

RockaDex Diabetes Supplies 

Telethon Community Cinemas 

Family Centre Community Fundraisers

We would like to sincerely acknowledge and thank every company, family and individual that has supported the Family Centre through donations, financial and in-kind, and community fundraising events. Your support has made a significant impact upon the lives of people with type 1 diabetes. 

Family Centre Community Fundraiser Spotlight

We would like to express special thanks to the following community fundraisers for supporting the Family Centre over multiple years. 

Paua Rose Netball Club Charity Cup proudly supported by Swick Mining Services 

For your support of the Family Centre over consecutive years at your annual charity netball cup, raising over $36,000. 

Automotive Holdings Group and Staff 

For your support of the Family Centre over the past two years at your community fundraising events, the AHG Track Trek and the AHG Charity Walk, which raised over 


Bec Johnson

Bec, the Family Centre’s CEO, has continued in her mission to prove that a life with type 1 is a ‘Life Without Limits,’ raising more than $130,000 through her three solo swims to Rottnest Island.