Help future generations through the power of medical research

Support future generations

Since 2005, GMRF has been dedicated to solving major health problems that affect veterans, their families, and our communities. Our focus is on areas of significant clinical and social need, investigating the issues and illnesses where only few options currently exist.

Make a lasting difference

Leaving a gift in Will means you are making a lasting difference to people with serious illness. Each year gifts in Will, made by kind people in the community, help advance the life changing medical research underway at GMRF.

Your gift not only allows us to conduct research to benefit future generations, it also allows us to support the people in urgent need of support right now through other non-research based programs.

Want to find out more?

Contact us on 07 3394 7284 or at for more information. All conversations are obligation-free and confidential


Download the brochure to find out more about leaving a gift in your Will.


Download the fact sheet on Gifts in Wills from Thynne + Macartney.

Frequently asked questions

What type of gift can I leave?
  • A residuary gift - After distribution of other bequests and payments you can leave what is left
  • A nominated sum of cash - A specific monetary amount can be gifted
  • A proportion of your estate - You may specify a percentage of your estate to be gifted
  • A non-cash gift - Items such as property, jewellery or shares can be gifted.
How will my gift help?

Your gift will help Australians living with liver and respiratory disease by funding medical research to alleviate the burden of these serious illnesses. For veterans and their families, your gift will improve their life after service by enabling researchers to develop new tools. It will also help people recieivng cancer treatment by providing support on their journey trough cancer and beyond via the Cancer Wellness Program.

How do I include a gift in my Will?

To leave a gift to the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, you should use wording:

“I give devise and bequeath to Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation Ltd, ACN 077 750693 (Insert the whole of / or the amount of $ / or specify percentage / or the residue) of my estate of whatsoever nature or kind and wheresoever situated to be applied for the purposes of conducting medical research at Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation. And I direct that the receipt of the Secretary of Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my Executor for the bequest which is to be applied to the general purposes of the Foundation”.

When creating an updating your Will, we recommend seeking the advice and instruction of professionals like GMRF Discovery Partner, Thynne + Macartney.

Can I still take care of my family and loved ones?

We recommend providing for your loved ones and dependents first.

What if I change my mind?

We understand circumstances change and you may no longer be in a position to leave a gift to GMRF in your Will. Thank you for considering us and for your support.

Stories from Our Future Discovery Partners


In 2013, Jane’s life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with a rare blood condition often associated with cancer. For the past seven years, Jane has received regular treatment at Greenslopes Private Hospital. It was there she saw the power of medical research in action.

“Without research, I would be a lot worse off than I am. That’s what I am hoping for when I donate to GMRF – that I am helping progress current and future research.”

Jane hopes for the future. And with two adult children, she also hopes for grandkids! She became a Future Discovery Partner to help create a future where their lives aren’t impacted by illness the way hers is.


Bob is passionate about veteran health. He spent over three decades in the military, rising from Private to Major and serving Australia across the world.

Bob’s first wife Bernadette, who was also a veteran, passed away from vascular illness in early 2018. It was through Bernadette’s treatment at Greenslopes Private Hospital the couple found out about GMRF’s research for veterans and the wider community.

“While she was in hospital she read up on GMRF. The work in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) added more fuel to the flame of our interest. We saw that GMRF took a whole-body approach and focussed on creating real solutions.”

“We made sure to look after our family first, then included a gift in our Will to GMRF. We know this will go to improve the health of veterans, and anyone else that can be helped by this research.”


Contact Julie Greaves, GMRF’s friendly Donor Relations Officer, on 07 3394 7284 or at