Minderoo Foundation
Minderoo Foundation
Established by Andrew and Nicola Forrest in 2001, we are a modern philanthropic organisation seeking to break down barriers, innovate and drive positive, lasting change. Minderoo Foundation is proudly Australian, with seven key initiatives spanning from ocean research and ending slavery, to collaboration in cancer and community projects.
Red dirt road in outback Australia.Media ReleaseBuilding CommunityMinderoo and The Ian Potter Foundation join forces to connect creative communities across regional WA
Jason-tributeEliminate CancerA tribute to Jason Trewin
media-release-steveMedia ReleaseThrive By FiveSteve Clifford to lead Minderoo’s Thrive by Five initiative
026-Nicola-Forrest-May19.-Credit-CoLab-Tony-McDonoughMinderoo FoundationNicola Forrest recognised in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours
TVC-Jason-Media ReleaseEliminate CancerTough campaign implores Australia to stop smoking before it starts
City skyline and waterfront, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaMedia ReleaseBuilding CommunityMinderoo pledges up to $2m to help restore Perth’s rivers
photo-jackMedia ReleaseEliminate Cancer$5 million donation to Zero Childhood Cancer to help kids like Jack beat brain cancer
Launch of Forrest Hall option2Media ReleaseMinderoo FoundationDonations to Minderoo Foundation reach $AU1.5 billion
Caution-icon1Minderoo FoundationStatement on Andrew Forrest bitcoin scam
AUSTRALIA SEALION, KANGAROO ISLAND, AUSTRALIAMedia ReleaseFlourishing OceansFlourishing Oceans backs calls to protect Great Australian Bight
Early-Childhood-investmentThrive By FiveBusiness investment in kids provides ongoing rewards
Brigitte-Smith-headshotMedia ReleaseFlourishing OceansBrigitte Smith to lead Minderoo Foundation’s Flourishing Oceans initiative
Man using credit card reader, close-upMedia ReleaseGeneration OneIndependent report on Goldfields cashless debit card trial finds positive results
telethon-035Media ReleaseThrive By FivePriority on Bright Future for WA Kids Welcomed
Mirima National ParkMedia ReleaseGeneration OneCashless Debit Card recommended to help Kimberley region deal with youth suicide
andrew-hagger-2Media ReleaseMinderoo FoundationMinderoo appoints Andrew Hagger as inaugural CEO
Close-Up Of Person SmokingMedia ReleaseEliminate CancerCalling all Australians to stick to science on e-cigarettes
telethon-088Media ReleaseThrive By FiveGreat Southern Shires launch landmark early childhood program
TB5 Midland reportMedia ReleaseThrive By FiveNew report to shape early years services in Midland
MSA Announcement Option 2Media ReleaseWalk FreeWalk Free applauds passing of Australian Modern Slavery Act
SeafoodMedia ReleaseFlourishing OceansStudy finds 40% of seafood comes from fleets with high risk of modern slavery
bub-and-baby-Media ReleaseThrive By FiveNational campaign shows importance of early childhood brain development
Cigarette butts in a public ashtray.Media ReleaseEliminate CancerAustralians call for policy change to tackle youth smoking
Arts-and-culture-awardsMedia ReleaseBuilding CommunityMinderoo at the State Arts Partnership Awards
Three Global ResearchersMedia ReleaseResearchThree global researchers awarded Forrest Fellowships to study in WA
Customer paying motorcycle mechanic with credit card reader and digital tablet in auto repair shopMedia ReleaseGeneration OneCashless Debit Card expansion will protect vulnerable Australians
EAC-VTECMedia ReleaseGeneration OneVTEC program expands into prisons to empower job seekers and reduce Indigenous imprisonment rates
GFN Colombia Option 1Media ReleaseWalk FreeReligious leaders unite in Columbia to eradicate modern slavery
RBA option 1Media ReleaseWalk FreeResponsible Business Alliance signs agreement to support Bali Process efforts on modern slavery
Bali Process AAA Option 1Media ReleaseWalk FreeBusiness and government leaders endorse AAA recommendations to end modern slavery
Cocoa ReleaseMedia ReleaseWalk FreeHigh forced labour risk in cocoa: Industry needs to step up
GSI Launch option 2Media ReleaseWalk FreeDeveloped nations far more exposed to slavery within their borders than previously thought
Child Development AtlasMedia ReleaseThrive By FiveAustralia-first mapping tool to improve service delivery to children and families launched
Walk Free Foundation Paper LaunchMedia ReleaseWalk FreeWalk Free to Commonwealth nations: Time to get serious about slavery
Launch of Forrest Hall option 1Media ReleaseResearchForrest Hall launch heralds new era of Australian research excellence
EYI LaunchMedia ReleaseThrive By FiveEarly Years Initiative an unprecedented commitment to youngest West Australians
2018 Forrest ScholarsMedia ReleaseResearchStudents awarded prestigious 2018 Forrest scholarships
JT-CampaignMedia ReleaseEliminate CancerJT campaign leads to overwhelming support in Queensland for raising the cigarette purchase age to 21
Inaugral-Forrest-FellowsMedia ReleaseResearchCongratulations to inaugural Forrest Fellows
CDC-Ben-EditMedia ReleaseGeneration OneMinderoo drives Cashless Debit Card improvements
400m-AnnouncementMedia ReleaseMinderoo FoundationMajor philanthropic donation to support the arts, culture, community and environment