Supporting a range of charitable purposes with a primary focus on improving health and supporting medical research in Western Australia.

Over the past 50 years, the McCusker family has supported a wide range of charitable initiatives. Sir James McCusker and his son, the Honorable Malcolm McCusker AC CVO KC, have provided leadership, advocacy and more than $80 million dollars in funding support to worthwhile causes such as Alzheimer’s disease research, agricultural development and aged care.

Beneficiaries of the McCusker family’s support include:

Australian War Memorial
Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

The family has supported many other charities including financing the construction of the Lady McCusker Village.

Latest News

  • St Patrick’s Community Support Centre Fremantle – Redevelopment Program

    A donation of $500,000 will help fund the delivery of a new fit-for-purpose Day Centre, Health Clinic, inclusive space and social enterprise cafe. The Centre will enable expansion of essential services and provide important ‘wrap around’ services for those experiencing chronic homelessness in the Fremantle area.

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  • So They Can – Kenya

    Wonderful to see the great work that Cassandra, Nick, Boni and the So They Can team are doing in Kenya. It has been 10 years since our last visit and so much has been achieved by this passionate group. Provision of food, education, water and a wide array of support services has seen the local…

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  • Marcus Oldham Agricultural College – Student Residential Expansion Program

    As Australia’s only independent higher education provider of agriculture, agribusiness and equine business management studies, Marcus Oldham’s purpose is to advance agriculture through a unique education experience. A donation of $1 million to the College from the McCusker Foundation will contribute to the expansion of the student residential program.

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  • IBD Clinical Nurse Program – St John of God

    “This IBD role has allowed me to not only further my skills and knowledge within the IBD space, but given me the perspective of how people with chronic disease live and the challenges they face every day. It has allowed me to realise how lucky I am to have my health. This role has given…

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