If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes an army to defeat type 1 diabetes!

The JDRF Blue Army extends to more than 130,000 Australians battling with type 1 diabetes (T1D), their carers and the researchers, volunteers, donors, parliamentarians, scientists, and healthcare professionals working towards a world without T1D.

We're on a mission to defeat T1D and we'll keep fighting until we declare victory over this condition.

Enlist now by create your own fundraiser or supporting one of our existing events. Together, we can turn type one into type none!

Abseil (SA and WA)

Take the plunge and abseil down the Central Park Tower in Perth or the InterContinental Hotel in Adelaide. Learn more below and select JDRF as your charity of choice when registering!

One Walk

Join the world's largest walk towards a world without type 1 diabetes in March 2025! Express your interest in fundraising for your special some1 today.

Jump for a cure

Express your interest in a tandem skydive at one of our JDRF's partner skydive locations - all while fundraising for life-changing T1D research.

Create a fundraiser or join an event

DIY fundraising ideas

Challenge yourself

What's on in your state

Celebrate or commemorate

Access community support & resources

Our community programs cater to a range of people in the T1D community, no matter your age or connection to diabetes, and help you to connect with others who understand.

How it Works

1. Create your fundraiser

Choose an idea for your fundraiser, or take part in an organised event

2. Set your goal

Set your fundraising goal and personalise your online fundraising page

3. Fundraise

Share your page and raise funds as a member of the Blue Army to defeat T1D

Need some help? Get in touch with us

Support and assistance

You'll get access to an awesome range of Blue Army resources and tools for your fundraiser!

The JDRF team will provide support to help you make the most of your fundraiser to defeat T1D.

The JDRF Blue Army has achieved





...to defeat T1D!

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