Date published: 
2 June 2020
Intended audience: 
General public
Female researcher using microscope with background image of coronavirus

This funding is available through the Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), extending the $30 million already pledged for the coronavirus research response.

There are 4 target areas of research:

  1. Investing in a vaccine for COVID-19
  2. Investing in antiviral therapies for COVID-19
  3. Clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19
  4.  Improving the health system’s response to COVID-19 and future pandemics

See the media release for more details about the research and grant recipients.