Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to questions our users ask.
We would love for you to come and join TEAM PARF! You can choose to support life-saving medical research through a way that suits you. The options are endless through TEAM PARF.
Fundraising for us is a really easy and rewarding way to get your family, friends, schools, workplace and communities to be a part of bringing amazing medical discoveries to life. With your help and generosity, our researchers get closer every day to discovering the next treatment, prevention or cure for our biggest health issues.
Signing up to Team PARF is simple (and free)! Click here to sign up, and follow the simple steps to create your personalised profile page where you can receive donations, post updates, and share your profile page.
The PA Research Foundation funds world class research into deadly and debilitating disease. Since 1984 it has invested more than 20 million dollars into cutting edge research and equipment. This has made the PA campus one of the most energetic research precincts in the nation.
With the opening of the Translational Research Institute, up to 600 researchers call PA home. Together these researchers will investigate disease prevention, early detection, treatment and cures. It is time to plan for the future, PA funded discoveries will grow medical research well beyond our lifetime.
After you've logged in to your Team PARF account, you will be directed to your profile page.
By signing up, you will have created your own Team PARF profile page. This profile page has a unique URL / link that you can share with family, friends and colleagues to encourage donations.
On your profile page, people can make a donation through our secure payment gateway using a valid credit card or Paypal.
If you've forgotten your password, please click here.
Once you have entered your registered email address, you will be emailed a link to reset your password. Make sure you enter your password accurately, as all passwords are case sensitive.
Your username is the email address you used during registration – please email [email protected] if you cannot remember the email you registered with.
First, you will need to be signed up as an individual. Please click here to sign up.
Once you have signed up, you can create or join a team from your profile page. On the left hand column of the page, scroll down to 'Join a Team' and you can select to 'Create a Team' or 'Find a Team' to join.
Yes, the PA Research Foundation is a Health Promotion Charity (HPC) with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status registered under ABN 66 114 027 649 by the Australian Tax Office.
Donations over $2 are tax deductible.
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