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Annual Report - Achievements & Challenges
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Major Achievements


  • Funding for a new Australian Fellowship Scheme and an additional $500 million over four years from 2006-07 for health and medical research.
  • Implemented transitional arrangements that enabled the NHMRC to become an independent statutory agency within the Health and Ageing portfolio from 1 July 2006.
  • Released the National Ethics Application Form which has streamlined and enhanced the efficiency of multi-centre ethical review.
  • Established of the Human Genetics Advisory Committee.
  • Provided a rapid, targeted research response to inform the Australian Government’s pandemic planning, with funding awarded to 33 new research grants.

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