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70 year old double lung transplant recipient’s 1200km kayak for a cause

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70 year old double lung transplant recipient’s 1200km kayak for a cause

70 year old double lung transplant recipient Bill Van Nierop is about to embark on a remarkable physical and mental challenge, kayaking 1400km of the Murrumbidgee River to raise funds…

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What is Workplace Giving?

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What is Workplace Giving?

What is workplace giving? In this blog, we outline what workplace giving is, how it works and who it benefits. Click to find out more.

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Five Reasons Ekka Strawberry Sundaes are so special

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Five Reasons Ekka Strawberry Sundaes are so special

As far as Ekka traditions go, one treats the tastebuds AND helps people live healthier for longer. Click to read 5 reasons why Ekka Strawberry Sundaes are so special.

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Tradie Health Institute receives $50,000 donation from HIA Charitable Foundation

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Tradie Health Institute receives $50,000 donation from HIA Charitable Foundation

The Housing Industry Association Charitable Foundation (HIACF) has made what it described as a “well-deserved” $50,000 donation to the Tradie Health Institute.

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Brewing begins for Stone & Wood’s Strawberry Sundae Kisses beer

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Brewing begins for Stone & Wood’s Strawberry Sundae Kisses beer

If you’re waiting for the Strawberry Sundae Kisses beer to hit your lips, we’ve got good news! The creation for a good cause is back in 2023, and brewing is…

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Community Fundraising: A Great Way to Make a Difference for The Common Good

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Community Fundraising: A Great Way to Make a Difference for The Common Good

Is there a purpose you’re passionate about? Community fundraising can make a significant and positive impact for a cause you care about.

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New Investigator Grants Propelling More Research Careers in 2023

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New Investigator Grants Propelling More Research Careers in 2023

The Common Good has helped to launch approximately 243 research careers through our New Investigator grants, and in 2023 we are adding another 12 to that total.

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Multiplex Senior WHSE Coordinator raises $19,000 for the Tradie Health Institute 

Lung Disease

Multiplex Senior WHSE Coordinator raises $19,000 for the Tradie Health Institute 

Multiplex Senior WHSE Coordinator raises $19,000 for The Common Good’s Tradie Health Institute, to fight silicosis and occupational lung disease.

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The Common Good celebrates dedicated supporter, Shannon Surch

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The Common Good celebrates dedicated supporter, Shannon Surch

This week, we are acknowledging an incredibly active and dedicated supporter – Shannon Surch, who was nominated for a Philanthropic Innovation Award at the Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy Awards.

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'My only remaining hope is a lung transplant': Brisbane grandfather with silicosis shares his story

Patient Stories

'My only remaining hope is a lung transplant': Brisbane grandfather with silicosis shares his story

About 15 years ago, Brisbane grandfather, Frank, now 53, was diagnosed with silicosis. The former stonemason’s condition has worsened over the years.

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Meet Saroeun Ven: 2023 PHD Scholarship Recipient

Researcher Stories

Meet Saroeun Ven: 2023 PHD Scholarship Recipient

Meet Saroeun Ven: Saroeun is one of two PhD scholarship recipients this year. Click here to read about his research.

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Meet Luke Churchill: 2023 PhD Scholarship Recipient

Researcher Stories

Meet Luke Churchill: 2023 PhD Scholarship Recipient

My research will investigate whether lung ultrasound can predict poor lung outcomes in high-risk adult patients undergoing open heart surgery and guide decisions for optimal oxygen delivery and breathing supports…

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