Medical Research Future Fund

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $22 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research. The MRFF aims to transform health and medical research and innovation to improve lives, build the economy and contribute to health system sustainability.

Learn about the MRFF

Find out what the MRFF is, how its funding works, who manages it and how it is helping Australians to have a healthier future.

See all awarded MRFF grants

Discover comprehensive information about the projects the MRFF is funding in this searchable spreadsheet.

View our grants calendar

See which grants are open, when applications close, and when we expect to award funding.

Apply for MRFF grants

The government's grants hub – GrantConnect – handles all MRFF grant applications.


Consultation on MRFF projects

MRFF projects celebrate MRFF-funded research. We invite your comments on the types of stories you would like to read.

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Investment plan

Medical Research Future Fund 3rd 10-year Investment Plan (2024–25 to 2033–34)

The $6.5 billion MRFF 3rd 10-year Investment Plan outlines the Australian Government’s plan for the use of MRFF funding from 2024-25 to 2033-34. It updates and builds on previous 10-year Investment Plans.

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Quick links

All MRFF initiatives

Learn about the range of research initiatives we’re funding to improve the health of Australians.

MRFF reports

Read the latest reports from the Medical Research Future Fund.

MRFF videos and webinars

Hear from prominent members of the research community talking about how the MRFF is helping Australians. Learn about the MRFF through our webinars.

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Latest resources

Latest resources

MRFF 3rd 10-year Investment Plan (2024–25 to 2033–34)

The Australian Government announced the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) 3rd 10-year Investment Plan in the 2024–25 Budget. The $6.5 billion investment plan updates and replaces the 2nd 10-year Investment Plan.
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