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Latest news on the John James Foundation.

Photograph: In August 2016 Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA opened the John James Village, the Foundations first signature project.  The Village is a $7M facility providing accommodation for regional patients and families receiving blood cancer treatment in Canberra.

A sale to go down in history

The John James Foundation has sold the properties that comprise the John James Healthcare campus. With the Foundations asset base almost exclusively being held in the ownership of land and buildings of the John James Healthcare Campus, the…

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…

JJF Travelling Fellowship of Medical Oncology

The Foundation welcomes the recipient of a new Travelling Fellowship of Medical Oncology, Dr Andrew Soma, from the Solomon Islands’ National Referral Hospital, Honiara. Dr Soma met the Solomon’s High Commissioner in Australia, His Excellency…

Thank You wall highlights community support

The ‘thank you’ wall at John James Village showcases the many local Canberra trades and businesses that supported construction of the Village with direct donations, in-kind and pro bono services. The wall, in the main administration building,…