Hummingbirds April Luncheon 2019

We look forward to seeing you at the Hotel Windsor on Wednesday, 3 April to hear our Guest Speaker Ruth Clare. Ruth Clare is the award-winning author of the acclaimed memoir, Enemy (Penguin, 2016) . She is also a TEDx and keynote speaker, copywriter and teacher. Her work has appeared in publications such as Meanjin,…Read more »


The ‘Hummingbirds’ are a small group of dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced fundraising volunteers, raising funds for the O’Brien Foundation. We are committed to the terrific work that the O’Brien Institute perform and decided to help raise funds and build a network of friends to support this organisation. Our aim To raise profile and funds for…Read more »


FESTIVE LUNCHEON NEWS At the Festive Luncheon the Hummingbirds announced that they have raised over One Million Dollars for the O’Brien Foundation since they began fundraising. A second Hummingbirds Fellowship, ‘The Hummingbirds Shirley Keon Fellowship’ was announced supporting a young researcher in 2019. Peter Smith OAM and Shirley Keon were recognised as Diamond Hummingbirds. Everyone…Read more »

Hummingbirds ‘Winter Wonderland’ Festive luncheon

  The O’Brien Foundation and Hummingbirds hosted the Annual  Festive Luncheon at Regent Plaza Ballroom on  Wednesday, 28 November 2018 at 12 Noon The day was hosted by Mr Peter Smith OAM and guests enjoyed a two course luncheon and beverages. Great entertainment was provided by “Babba” and  guests couldn’t stop themselves dancing.   A…Read more »