Hands side by side
The Aussie Hands Foundation Is Committed To:

• Supporting children and adults who have been born with a hand difference or have an acquired hand injury.

• Providing opportunities for networking and exchange of information.

• Supporting research initiatives focussing on hand differences.

Help us find out more about hand differences in Australia. Support the Australian Hand Difference Register.

Rosie and Family
HESTA Unsung Hero Awards

HESTA Unsung Hero – Community Sector Awards 2017

Congratulations to Aussie Hands Founder Elizabeth Serpell for being a finalist in the 2017 HESTA Community Sector Awards as an Unsung Hero which recognises an individual working within the community sector who has made an exceptional contribution to social justice in Australia by enhancing the wellbeing of individuals or communities experiencing disadvantage.

Meet Our Patron, Kate Doughty

In September 2007, Kate was appointed as the Foundation’s Patron to represent Aussie Hands in future events and be a mentor and inspiration to young members. Kate has a hand difference.

Find Out More About Kate

L-R Aussie Hands Chairperson Brooke Young, Aussie Hands Founder & Vice President Elizabeth Serpell, Paediatric Hand Surgeon David McCombe, Aussie Hands Patron Kate Doughty, Paediatric Hand Surgeon Chris Coombs

L-R Aussie Hands Chairperson Brooke Young, Aussie Hands Founder & Vice President Elizabeth Serpell, Paediatric Hand Surgeon David McCombe, Aussie Hands Patron Kate Doughty, Paediatric Hand Surgeon Chris Coombs

An Inspirational Message

from Associate Professor Chris Coombs, Director, Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

I love inspiration. Inspiration is seen every day by parents. They see their children playing a concerto, making the Olympics, knowing their times tables, feeding themselves, tying shoelaces, writing their names and doing up their buttons. They always amaze us!…

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