Facilitating and advocating health research that provides significant health gain for regional Australia
About the Foundation
The Val Lishman Health Research Foundation is the only regional-based charity in Australia dedicated to funding local health research. The Foundation was incorporated in 1997 and is a tax-deductible gift recipient. Owned and run by the community, the Foundation is unique in Australia.
“We’re about better regional health”
Who is Val Lishman?
Val Lishman was the first medical specialist to work in the South West of Western Australia.
From the outset, Dr Lishman went beyond his duty as a surgeon. He served community hospitals throughout the South West and was active in the community itself especially in the sporting arena.
The Australian Medical Association honour is one of many that have been awarded him.
“Art Extravaganza” will take place at the Kuka furniture showroom, 181 Blair St. Bunbury to benefit the Foundation on Friday, September 2, 2016. This year’s event will feature 12 artists of various media including oil painting, glass, metal and enamel plus musical entertainment from local vocal group, Out of the Blue, and wine from Bonking Frog winery.