Health data and medical research

Health data and medical research give us a sound basis for creating policies, plans and programs for a healthier Australia. Find out how good collection and use of health data leads to better health care and how we’re supporting medical researchers.

About health and medical research

Find out about medical research, clinical trials and how research is regulated and funded.

About health data

Health data leads to better health care. Learn how we collect, use and regulate it.

What we're doing

We fund health and medical research and make data available so researchers can do their important work.

Data strategy

Find out how researchers can access health data while maintaining patient privacy.

Medical Research Future Fund

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 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 more about the MRFF

Australian Clinical Trials

Australian Clinical Trials is an Australian Government initiative to provide information and resources to consumers, healthcare providers, researchers and industry about clinical trials.

Learn more about clinical trials

Australian Clinical Trials

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Explore MyHospitals to find information on Australia's hospital system. Read the reports and use the interactive data tools to discover information about your local hospital, hospitals within your region, state or territory and nationally.

See more AIHW data

MyHospitals data

Latest resources

Latest resources

National Health and Medical Research Council – Projects funded

A list of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) projects and the committed funding.

The COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments for Australia – Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group summaries

The summaries of the COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments for Australia – Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group.

Medical Research Future Fund 2022 Frontier Health and Medical Research Grant Opportunity – Frequently Asked Questions

This document provides information on the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) 2022 Frontier Health and Medical Research grant opportunity.

Medical Research Future Fund webinar presentation – 15 November 2022

This document is the presentation from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) webinar on 15 November 2022.