The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) is a not-for-profit charity that supports researchers in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region of New South Wales. Discover how you can be a part of the world-class health and medical research happening right here in Wollongong.  

What we research

We investigate a range of diseases and illnesses under three broad research themes.

Support us

With your support, we can better understand and treat disease

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving is a great way to give back whilst enjoying an immediate tax benefit. It enables you to contribute a portion of your pre-tax salary as a form of salary sacrificing. Learn more

Great Illawarra Walk


Fundraising is a fun and creative way to make a big impact. By creating and hosting your own fundraising event, you can raise crucial funds to help us build a healthier Illawarra community. Learn more

Corporate partnerships

Corporate Partnerships

Corporate philanthropy is an excellent way to showcase your brand values, build a social responsibility framework and to foster strong connections within your local community. Learn more


Give in Memory

Pay tribute to your loved one by allowing family and friends to give a gift in memory. Do this in lieu of flowers or set up an online donation page for people to share memories while donating to research. Learn more