The Amanda Young Foundation is a non-profit community organisation dedicated to reducing deaths in WA from meningococcal disease. The Foundation was formed in 1998 following the tragic death of Amanda Young from meningococcal septicaemia at the tender age of 18 years.


The Foundation achieves its mission through:



  • Meningococcal awareness and education - the community, schools and medical profession;
  • Funding relevant medical research;
  • Young Leaders' Summit - an annual camp for year 11 school students across WA to support and encourage the development of leadership skills;
  • Meningococcal survivor support - support for survivors and their families









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29th January 2017

WA leads the nation with free meningococcal vaccinations for 15-19 year olds.

read the details in this  WA Govt News Article




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Barry and Lorraine talk to Faye,from the Garden Gurus about Amanda's Garden and their on going work to raise awareness and educate the community about meningococcal  disease.

Watch the Garden Gurus clip here 



Have a look at Tom Hogg as he talks to Gardening Australia about his wonderful garden:

 Romantic At Heart










 The ABC programme "Gardening Australia"    ABC Gardening Australia









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