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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For information about the free meningococcal vaccinations for 15-19 year olds please follow this link to the Department of Health website







 24th November Curtin Golf Day

For further information see our FACEBOOK PAGE 







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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