The 45 and Up Study is managed by the Sax Institute in collaboration with major partner Cancer Council NSW; and partners: The National Heart Foundation of Australia (NSW Division); NSW Ministry of Health; NSW Government Family & Community Services – Ageing, Carers and the Disability Council NSW; and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.
Our partners are critical to the ongoing success of the Study and they have invested in it because they see the value of its data to their work. They are using the Study in a diverse range of projects from cardiovascular research to potentially preventable hospitalisations.
Become a partner
The 45 and Up Study is a world-class research resource that can be used to boost our understanding of how Australians are ageing. We welcome interest from organisations interested in being a part of the project.
Please contact the 45 and Up Study team or the Sax Institute executive if you would like information on the benefits of becoming a 45 and Up Study partner.
Major partner: Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW is the 45 and Up Study’s major partner. It is a community-funded, community-focused cancer charity dedicated to the defeat of all cancers. Cancer Council is working to diminish the toll wrought by every cancer diagnosis and death through the development of prevention strategies, world-ranking research, and by providing clinical and emotional support.
The Cancer Council believes the 45 and Up Study will provide a powerful resource for answering key questions about the causes of cancer and the factors that increase our risk, as well as effective treatments. The latest information on how the Cancer Council is using the 45 and Up Study is available here.
For more information on the Cancer Council visit www.cancercouncil.com.au or call 13 11 20.
The National Heart Foundation of Australia (NSW Division)
The Heart Foundation’s mission is to reduce suffering and death from heart, stroke and blood vessel disease. The Heart Foundation has championed the hearts of Australians for five decades by funding world class cardiovascular research.
The Heart Foundation values the 45 and Up Study’s focus on investigating the factors contributing to both good and poor health, and the impact of proximity to health services.
For more information visit www.heartfoundation.org.au call 1300 36 27 87.
NSW Ministry of Health
The NSW Ministry of Health is committed to improving the health of the NSW population by focusing on people living healthier lifestyles and avoiding ill health, rather than treating symptoms as they occur.The 45 and Up Study will increasingly provide important evidence on what contributes to healthy ageing, helping the NSW Ministry of Health plan and implement the best available programs to achieve its goals.The NSW Ministry of Health would like to thank participants for their contribution so far and into the future.For more information visit www.health.nsw.gov.au or call 02 9391 9000.
Ageing, Carers and the Disability Council NSW is a policy unit within the NSW Department of Family and Community Services that provides strategic advice on meeting the needs of older people, people with disability, their families and carers.Information from the 45 and Up Study will assist NSW Government Family & Community Services – Ageing, Carers and the Disability Council NSW in understanding the needs of older people, people with disability, their families and carers.For more information visit www.facs.nsw.gov.au.
Australian Red Cross Blood Service
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service is a division of Australian Red Cross, and subscribes fully to the humanitarian principles that are fundamental to that organisation.The Blood Service is a large professional organisation with about 3000 employees working in donor centres as well as scientific, medical and support service. The Blood Service is remarkable in that its existence depends on the continued support of almost 600,000 generous Australians who give their time and their blood to help others in need.For more information visit www.donateblood.com.au or call 13 14 95.