Help improve lives and defeat T1D

By going blue, you can help challenge type 1 diabetes

In just the past financial year, together we have achieved


invested in Australian research


clinical trials and studies funded


needles avoided via the insulin pump program

Help JDRF continue its mission to improve lives and defeat T1D

JDRF is the world’s largest funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and has been involved in every major research breakthrough over the past 45 years. JDRF-funded research has accelerated life-changing breakthroughs for people with type 1 diabetes, dramatically improving the lives of those living with the disease through new treatments, prevention therapies, and continually pursuing our ultimate goal for a cure. Since inception, JDRF Australia has invested more than $280 million into type 1 diabetes research. We drive innovation, demand action and stand with everyone facing life with T1D.

By joining the JDRF Blue Hair Challenge, you are supporting JDRF to turn research into reality, changing lives for the more than 125,000 adults and children living with T1D in Australia. You can read more about the research JDRF funds by clicking here.