About Croakey’s funding sources

We provide the details below, both to acknowledge our supporters and also in keeping with our commitment to transparency.

Croakey’s funding model is made up of a variety of sources.

Our social journalism for health is provided thanks to the generosity of the following supporters in 2019.

Premium Sponsor



Thompson Geer Lawyers have taken Croakey to the next phase of our evolution.

In 2018, they established Croakey as an organisation and supported us through the establishment of Croakey as a Not-For-Profit entity.

Annual Funding Consortium

Public Health Association of Australia

Australian College of Health Service Management

Australian Health Promotion Association

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Carers Australia

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education

George Institute for Global Health

National Rural Health Alliance

Palliative Care Australia

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA

Rural & Remote Medical Services

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

Schools of Public Health Consortium

School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW

School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia

Individual Donors

Associate Professor Julie Leask
Associate Professor Lesley Russell

Trading Income

20 percent of the fees for journalistic and professional services go towards Croakey’s operational costs with the following ratios.

Sponsored Editorial 2019

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Healthdirect Australia

Professional Services Clients 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, University of Queensland

Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Australian Centre for Public and Population Health Research, University of Technology, Sydney

Equity Trustees

Centre for Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health Equity, Flinders University

Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW

Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

The Lowitja Institute

The Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise

UWA School of Indigenous Studies

Conference News Service Clients

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Australian College of Nursing

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Australian Health Promotion Association

Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association

Centre for Aboriginal Health, NSW Ministry of Health

Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of NSW

Choosing Wisely Australia

Community Mental Health Australia

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Equally Well

Lowitja Institute

Mental Health Victoria

National Rural Health Alliance

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Safer Care Victoria

The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council


Cohealth sponsored #CroakeyGO #VicVotes

NWMPHN sponsored #CroakeyGO #NavigatingHealth

IPC Health sponsored #CroakeyGO #HeatwaveHealth

A heartfelt thankyou to all of our generous sponsors, funders and individuals who make our work possible.


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