• Serving our community

    An independent broad based healthcare charity providing assistance to the people of Canberra and beyond.

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Medical Education

Providing opportunities for students and professionals.

Community Health Program

Providing approximately $300,000 a year to charitable causes.

Volunteer Specialist Program

Providing medical specialists to remote communities.

Our Community:

Foundation Members

The Foundation has a membership of more than 160 specialist Canberra doctors who are committed to the objectives and activities of the Foundation. We provide support in Canberra, remote Australian communities, and in the Pacific Islands

Our History:

Dr John James

John Alexander James was an acclaimed surgeon who served the Canberra community from the 1920s to the 1960s. The Foundation owns the hospital that is named in honour of his contribution to medicine in Canberra.

$300.000

Annual Funding, Community Health Program

80 +

Grant Recipients, Community Health Program

160 +

Specialist Medical Practitioner Members

11 Years

of giving

Supporting Remote Communities

The Foundation continues to provide Specialist services in regional and remote communities.

In 2015 the Volunteer Specialist program expanded to include visits to our South Pacific neighbour, the Solomon Islands.

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Latest News

John James Foundation passes the ball to Joe Roff

Former Wallabies and Brumbies player, Joe Roff, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the John James Foundation.  In August 2017, he will replace Phil Greenwood who is retiring after 7 years in the role and 20 years of leadership…

COMMUNITY FUNDING RECIPIENT: SHARING PLACES

Canberra disability service organisation Sharing Places, established more than 28 years ago, is a first time recipient of the Foundation’s Community Health Program funding in 2017. The $20,000 grant will assist Sharing Places continue to…

JOHN JAMES VILLAGE AWARD WINNING ACHIEVEMENT

The Foundation’s signature project, John James Village, officially opened in August 2016 and is now operating at full capacity to provide much-needed respite accommodation for people with blood cancer and related illnesses, their families…