Our Partners

Corporate Partners


City Beach Australia

Since 2005, over $1m has been donated to JDRF by City Beach Australia. These funds have been raised through the sale of wristbands sold in their network of retail store counters and are a major contributor to JDRF’s annual revenue, and wider awareness of type 1 diabetes in the general public.

Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global corporate partner of JDRF. Since the inception of their employee-driven Ford Global Walk Team in 1998, they have supported JDRF globally with more than $55 million towards medical research. Through various other activities including 'Hot Rods and Hot Dogs’, car auctions and employee fundraising, Ford Australia have contributed in excess of $400,000 for Australian JDRF-funded research.

Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills is a leading international law firm that has supported JDRF since 1997. Herbert Smith Freehills has most recently assisted JDRF through the provision of substantial pro bono support in the execution of corporate contracts. 

King and wood mallesons

King & Wood Mallesons is a multinational law firm headquartered in Hong Kong who provide pro bono legal support to JDRF.

Macquarie Group and Macquarie Group Foundation

Macquarie Group has been a supporter of JDRF since 2002. In this time the Macquarie Group Foundation and Macquarie Group employees have played a leadership role in fundraising for medical research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and supporting governance and leadership of JDRF both nationally and at a State level.

Minter Ellison

Minter Ellison is one of Asia Pacific's leading law firms. They have been generously providing pro bono support to JDRF since 2013 to support JDRF’s people policies and practices.

Viatek Technology

Viatek Technology is an international IT services provider. They assist JDRF with desktop support, network development, and the planning process for a long-term IT strategy. Jonathan Salmon, former Managing Director of Viatek Technology, has been integral in this growing partnership, and says "Viatek are proud to partner with JDRF to improve their IT systems and infrastructure, which will help JDRF pursue its mission more efficiently." 

Westpac Banking Corporation

Over the past twelve years, Westpac has been a regular contributor to many JDRF initiatives including One Walk, One Ride and Jelly Baby Month. They volunteer to help on event days, help plan and organise Galas, and participate in general fundraising. Westpac have also provided JDRF access to their People and Performance Team to help develop JDRF's capabilities.