Our Story – The Biaggio Signorelli Foundation

The Biaggio Signorelli Foundation was created after Biaggio Signorelli, founder of the Doltone House Group. He was an extraordinary man who was an Italian migrant of the mid 1950s and accomplished so much in a foreign land. His world changed when he was diagnosed with Mesothelioma in October 2007, and died eight months later. Following […]

What is Mesothelioma?

Asbestos-related diseases are caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a mineral and it’s a fibre. Its unique properties – flexibility, tensile strength, insulation (from heat and electricity) and chemical inertness – once gave it a reputation as one of the most useful and versatile minerals known to humanity. It is the only natural mineral […]


By donating to The Biaggio Signorelli Asbestos Foundation you are helping support the foundation’s aim to raise funds to create awareness, early detection, treatment, care and ultimately a cure for Mesothelioma. There are several ways that you can help the Biaggio Signorelli Asbestos Foundation achieve it’s goals:   Make a Donation Make a one off […]


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  • An Evening with John Travolta

    On Wednesday, 6th November 2019, a special dinner was held to mark the anniversary of Biaggio Signorelli who passed away from Asbestos cancer. On the night, guests enjoyed an exclusive VIP dinner with Hollywood star Mr John Travolta with a 4-course dinner and a night of conversation and entertainment. All funds raised have gone towards […]

  • The Leader – Exceptional community contributions recognised at the Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018

    This is what a group of winners had in common at the 2018 NSW Volunteer of the Year awards, held on August 15 at Tradies Gymea. St George and Sutherland Shire volunteers were recognised for their outstanding contribution as part of an annual event run by the Centre for Volunteering. The volunteer team of the year is Tradies Gymea, […]

  • Paul Signorelli recipient of Southern Sydney NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards

    The Adult Volunteer of the Year and overall Southern Sydney Volunteer of the Year was Paul Signorelli who is a relentless advocate for dozens of charities and community based causes throughout NSW. 10 years ago, he established Biaggio Signorelli Foundation which is dedicated to finding early detection, treatment, care and ultimately a cure to asbestos related illnesses. Read the […]

  • Sydney’s largest charity dinner welcomes 2500 guests

                              MEDIA RELEASE SYDNEY’S LARGEST FUNDRAISING DINNER WELCOMES 2,500 GUESTS Biaggio Signorelli Asbestos Foundation ‘10 Year Tribute Autumn Gala Dinner’ Held Wednesday 30 May 2018 The Founders of Doltone House Group, the Signorelli Family, lost their father to Mesothelioma (asbestos cancer) 10 years […]

  • Biaggio Signorelli inducted into the Multicultural Honour Roll

      Media Release Founder of Doltone House Group, the late Biaggio Signorelli has been inducted into the Multicultural Honour Roll The late Biaggio Signorelli, Founder of Doltone House Group, was inducted into the Multicultural Honour Roll at the Premier’s Harmony Dinner on Wednesday 21st March, 2018. Biaggio arrived in Sydney in 1954 with nothing more […]

  • 10 Year Anniversary Tribute – Autumn Gala Dinner

    Wednesday 30th May 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Biaggio Signorelli to Asbestos Cancer. We will be holding an Autumn Gala Ball to celebrate the life of Biaggio and fulfil his last wish – that we help save others. Enjoy a night of exquisite food & fine wines while enjoying world-class entertainment, […]

  • The fight against Asbestos Cancer reaches the Melbourne docks

     MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 27th July 2013 saw the Biaggio Signorelli Foundation’s Inaugural Gala Dinner in Melbourne, Victoria.  600 guests arrived at Atlantic Group’s Peninsula venue in Docklands Melbourne to create awareness, earlier detection and improved treatment, and ultimately find a cure for Mesothelioma (Asbestos Cancer). A stand out for many at this year’s Gala Dinner […]

  • The increasing incidence of mesothelioma requires more funds for research

    Featured in La Fiamma newspaper 4th October 2012 Click here to read the full article.

  • 1200 people on Sydney Harbour to raise awareness for Asbestos Cancer

    MEDIA RELEASE 1200 guests enjoyed a black tie gala dinner hosted by Sydney’s award winning Doltone House, in a purpose built marquee on Darling Island Wharf Pyrmont to support a very worthy cause. Sydney’s Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf Pyrmont hosted the 4th Biaggio Signorelli Foundation Gala Dinner on Wednesday 26th September with the attendance […]

  • Wearing my heart on my sleeve…

    Anna Cesarano, Director and owner of the Doltone House Group talks about her exciting and symbolic match day experience. As featured on the Bulldogs website 17.07.2012 http://www.Bulldogs.com.au BULLDOGS VS EELS MATCH DAY, FRIDAY 13TH JULY 2013 – DOLTONE HOUSE The lead up to the game was ever so exciting, yet symbolic both personally and professionally […]