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Celebrating 100 years of WEHI

On March 12 Susan Alberti attended the 100th birthday celebrations of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI). WEHI is Australia’s oldest medical research institute and currently has more than 60 clinical trials underway into a range of diseases including type 1 diabetes, coeliac disease and malaria. “I am delighted to be involved with this … Continued

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Siena

On March 5 Susan Alberti was the guest speaker for Siena College’s International Women’s Day breakfast held at Box Hill Golf Club. Sue spoke of her time at Siena and her trailblazing experiences in construction, football and philanthropy. “I am proud of my heritage as a graduate of Siena and enjoyed the opportunity to talk … Continued

Footy returns to Whitten Oval

On February 28 Susan Alberti was pleased to be part of the return of AFL football to Whitten Oval, with a pre-season match between the Western Bulldogs and Richmond Football Club taking place in front of a sell out crowd of 10,000 fans. “Many of my fondest memories growing up were here at this ground,” … Continued

Supporting Very Special Kids

On February 27 Susan Alberti attended a fundraising event for Very Special Kids. The organisation supports children and their families facing life threatening conditions with services to help make their lives more manageable. Sue said she was delighted to once again help the organisation raise money to assist their important work. “I purchased a Carlton … Continued

Siena College announces Susan Alberti Auditorium

On February 19, Susan Alberti was guest speaker at Siena College’s school assembly where it was announced a new auditorium at the campus would bare her name. “I was so moved standing up in front of the girls, sharing with them my experiences of this wonderful educational institution,” Susan Alberti said. “I am a proud … Continued

New Children’s Ward for Sunshine Hospital

On February 11 Susan Alberti was delighted to join with the Western Health community in celebrating the opening of a redeveloped children’s ward at the Sunshine campus. Sue was a strong supporter of a public appeal held over the past 18 months to fund the ward’s redevelopment. “The ward serves more than 7000 children every … Continued

Australia Day in Mansfield and Tolmie

On January 26 Susan Alberti and Colin North travelled to Victoria’s northeast as part of the 2015 Australia Day celebrations. Sue was an official ambassador for events in Mansfield and the nearby town of Tolmie. Sue has been an Australia Day ambassador for many years and thrives on the opportunity to travel the length and … Continued

Alberti awarded Western Bulldogs life membership

On January 22, Susan Alberti was awarded life membership of the Western Bulldogs at the club’s Annual General Meeting. Sue said she was humbled and honoured to receive the award, presented to her by Club President Peter Gordon. “This honour recognises the more than half a century of service I have given our great club … Continued

Christmas and New Year message

As 2014 draws to a close I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all our friends and supporters who continue to share the journey with me. A special thank you to the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation staff who continue to provide incredible support to me in the work we do. Have a … Continued

Jack Holt Charity event with Brighton Rotary to return in 2015

On December 11 Susan Alberti and Colin North attended Brighton Rotary to present them with a cheque representing half the proceeds from this year’s Jack Holt Charity Breakfast, held on Friday October 24. Sue confirmed that following discussions with David Efron and Brighton Rotary the event would return in 2015. “We will return bigger and … Continued

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