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Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised
Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised

Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised

26 November 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au 45 heavy hitters from across Australia’s property industry have led the most successful Wipeout Dementia to date, raising over $200,000 for dementia research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney. The Surf Off event… Read More
Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia
Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia

Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia

18 November 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au It is estimated that by 2050 the world’s older population will have doubled to 2 billion and, by just 2020, individuals aged above 60 years will have outnumbered children younger than five. Clearly, we have many fundamental and complex… Read More
$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia
$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia

$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia

27 May 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au. A group of Sydney surfers aged between 10 and 70 years of age competed in the first ever inter-generational ‘Wipeout Dementia’ at Queenscliff beach on Saturday to raise funds for research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA),… Read More
Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan
Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan

Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan

24 May 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Pictured: Richard Grellman whose wife Suellen has advanced young onset Alzheimer's disease, with son Ben. Dementia continues to be one of the biggest global public health challenges faced by modern societies. With the number of people… Read More
Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate

6 May 2019

Pictured L-R: Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, Richard Grellman AM & Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO. HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Richard Grellman AM has been awarded the University’s highest honour in recognition of his eminent services to both the… Read More
Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA
Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

24 November 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au For the full image gallery, see Wipeout Dementia November 2018 Surf Off. With people aged 65 and over set to comprise over 20% of the population within the next decade and dementia now the single greatest cause of disability in this… Read More
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

26 September 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Colliers International Residential has raised over $70,000 for the Wipeout Dementia campaign led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney at their annual Residential Developer’s charity event held on Friday, 7 September… Read More
Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000
Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000

Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000

28 May 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au A group of Sydney’s senior executives, which included Warringah Federal Liberal MP Tony Abbott, competed in ‘Wipeout Dementia’ at Queenscliff beach on Saturday to raise funds for research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA),… Read More
Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges
Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges

Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges

29 March 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au (Pictured L-R: Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, John Teer, Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Professor Henry Brodaty AO, Richard Grellman AM) How can we confront dementia, the greatest public health challenge in Australia?  Understanding modifiable risk… Read More
Wipeout Dementia Most Successful to Date | $120,000 Raised!
Wipeout Dementia Most Successful to Date | $120,000 Raised!

Wipeout Dementia Most Successful to Date | $120,000 Raised!

20 November 2017

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au For the full image gallery, see Wipeout Dementia November 2017 Surf Off. In the week of Bill Gates announcing he has decided to join the fight against dementia, senior executives from Sydney's property industry have led the most successful… Read More
$96,000 Raised in Wipeout Dementia May 2017
$96,000 Raised in Wipeout Dementia May 2017

$96,000 Raised in Wipeout Dementia May 2017

29 May 2017

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Sydney’s senior executives – including Warringah Federal Liberal MP Tony Abbott and NAB’s newly appointed Chief Customer Officer Mike Baird – joined forces in an effort to Wipeout Dementia at Queenscliff on Saturday, 27 May. Spokesman for… Read More
$60k from Inaugural Property Industry Wipeout Dementia
$60k from Inaugural Property Industry Wipeout Dementia

$60k from Inaugural Property Industry Wipeout Dementia

2 December 2016

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Senior executives from Sydney's property industry, led by Ambassadors Richard Grellman AM and 1978 World Surfing Champion Wayne 'Rabbit' Bartholomew AM, hit Bondi Beach last Friday, 25 November to raise awareness about dementia risk… Read More
Wipeout Dementia 2016 exceeds fundraising target
Wipeout Dementia 2016 exceeds fundraising target

Wipeout Dementia 2016 exceeds fundraising target

30 May 2016

Twenty of Sydney’s corporate surfers, led by Ambassador Richard Grellman AM, combined forces to raise awareness around the modifiable lifestyle factors for improving brain health, as part of the third Wipeout Dementia campaign.  The gruelling four-week strength for surfing… Read More
The Dementia Momentum One Year Anniversary
The Dementia Momentum One Year Anniversary

The Dementia Momentum One Year Anniversary

29 March 2016

The Dementia Momentum reached its first anniversary on 25 March 2016 and celebrated with KPMG Sydney hosting a second corporate cocktail event on 25 February to launch the Wipeout Dementia video.  Partner John Teer delivered a heart-warming speech on behalf of KPMG and confirmed… Read More
IPH Limited Join The Dementia Momentum as Silver Members
IPH Limited Join The Dementia Momentum as Silver Members

IPH Limited Join The Dementia Momentum as Silver Members

24 March 2016

IPH Limited became Silver Members of The Dementia Momentum in January 2016 by donating $25,000 to support CHeBA’s research into identifying risk and protective factors to reduce dementia incidence. IPH Limited Managing Director David Griffith and his wife Penny supported CHeBA’s… Read More