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WA Ballet Company - new production of Alice in Wonderland

April 08, 2019

With pink flamingos, cards and Alice and her white rabbit roaming the McCusker gardens, guests had the opportunity to learn more about and to support Septime Weber's new production of Alice in Wonderland. If you would like to support the WA Ballet, please contact Catherine Henwood at WA Ballet Company.

Raising funds and support for a new auditorium at Perth Modern School

February 19, 2019

Perth Modern School - Western Australia's leading academically selective public school - Malcolm and Tonya enjoyed co-hosting a function at their home to help raise funds for a new 500-700 seat auditorium. If you can assist, please contact Lois Joll at Perth Modern School.

McCusker Centre for Citizenship

April 24, 2018

We were delighted to invite students from the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA to our home, along with Director Michelle Scott, where we had the opportunity to learn more about their experiences working as volunteers and interns in a wide variety of not for profits.

Lions Eye Institute - Outstanding discoveries by outstanding researchers

August 31, 2017

The McCusker Directors toured the new state-of-the-art retinal eye clinic at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) on August 31, 2017. LEI Managing Director, Professor David Mackey said he was delighted to show the Directors through the recently renovated clinic, which offers Western Australian patients access to the highest level of care for eye diseases and disorders. The expanded clinic is also allowing the LEI to run larger numbers of Clinical Trials, ensuring patients have access to the very latest in medical therapies, treatments and devices.

 

The Hon Malcolm McCusker presented Professor Mackey with a donation of $150,000 x 3yrs to fund Dr Fred Chen and $150,000 x 2 yrs to fund Dr Angus Turner. 

McCusker Director, Dr Angus Turner leads the Lions Outback Vision team and Dr Fred Chen heads up the Ocular Tissue Engineering Research Centre at LEI. 

The Directors also toured the McCusker Glaucoma Centre - a glaucoma research centre first established with support from Sir James McCusker more than 20 years ago. The enduring relationship between the McCusker Foundation and the LEI demonstrates a commitment to finding new treatments for eye disease and providing access to the best possible eye care for the people of Western Australia. 

 

Professor Mackey thanked the McCusker Charitable Foundation for its great support of the LEI over many years.

The Marshall Centre - supporting Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and his team

June 30, 2017

Very proud to be supporting the Noisy Guts program at the internationally recognised Marshall Centre. Hope that the research leads to more effective ways of determining the cause of abdominal pain and conditions such as colitis and crohn's disease.

The Australian Ballet Company - new production of Spartacus

October 31, 2017

Opening in Melbourne in September 2018, we look forward to the exciting new production of Spartacus, performed by the Australian Ballet Company - one of the leading dance companies in the world.

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