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National Health and Medical Research CouncilResearch Funder/Centre

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The National Health and Medical research Council (NHMRC) is Australia’s leading expert body promoting the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards.

NHMRC brings together within a single national organisation the functions of research funding and development of advice. One of its strengths is that it draws upon the resources of all components of the health system, including governments, medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, researchers, teaching and research institutions, public and private program managers, service administrators, community health organisations, social health researchers and consumers.

Among its primary responsibilities, NHMRC provides advice to the Australian Government on health and medical research, and manages research support and funding through a variety of mechanisms, including grants for individuals specific research projects and broad programs of research.


Objective 1 – Raise the standard of individual and public health throughout Australia
Objective 2 – Foster the development of consistent health standards between the various States and Territories
Objective 3 – Foster medical research and training and public health research and training throughout Australia
Objective 4 – Foster consideration of ethical issues relating to health
Objective 5 – Build a better NHMRC

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Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral


Level 1
16 Marcus Clarke Street


+61 2 6217 9000


+61 2 6217 9100


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