Our work related to health data and medical research

A list of our initiatives, programs, campaigns, reforms or reviews related to health data and medical research.

Our related work

Accelerated Research initiative

Accelerated Research has been consolidated into the Emerging Priorities and Consumer-Driven Research initiative under the MRFF 10-year Investment Plan. This initiative supported researchers working to develop new treatments and cures for debilitating conditions, in areas of identified unmet need.

Australian Brain Cancer Mission

The Australian Brain Cancer Mission is investing $136.66 million to support research into brain cancer. It aims to double the survival rates and improve the quality of life of patients with brain cancer.

BioMedTech Horizons initiative

BioMedTech Horizons is now part of the Medical Research Commercialisation initiative under the MRFF 10-year Investment Plan.

Cardiovascular Health Mission

The Cardiovascular Health Mission is investing $220 million. It brings together researchers, health professionals, industry and patients to make transformative improvements in heart and vascular health and stroke for all Australians.

Clinical Trials Activity initiative

The Clinical Trials Activity initiative will provide $750 million over 10 years from 2024–25. It will help Australian researchers and patients test new treatments through national and international clinical trials.

Clinician Researchers initiative

The Clinician Researchers initiative will provide $200 million over 10 years from 2024–25 to support the next generation of talented Australian researchers. It will support health care professionals researching topics important to clinical care.

Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission

The Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission is investing $185 million. It supports older Australians to maintain their health and quality of life as they age, live independently for longer, and access quality care when they need it.

Early to Mid-Career Researchers initiative

The Early to Mid-Career Researchers initiative will invest $433.6 million over 10 years from 2024–25 in early to mid-career researchers (EMCRs). The initiative will build and grow research capacity and capability in Australia by supporting EMCRs to continue their health and medical research careers.

Emerging Priorities and Consumer-Driven Research initiative

The Emerging Priorities and Consumer-Driven Research initiative will provide $653.6 million over 10 years from 2024–25. It will support high-quality research that improves patient care, translates new discoveries into practice, and encourages consumers and researchers to work together.

Genomics Health Futures Mission

The Genomics Health Futures Mission is investing $500.1 million in genomic research. It will improve testing and diagnosis for many diseases, help personalise treatment options to better target and improve health outcomes. It will also reduce unnecessary interventions and health costs.

Global Health initiative

The Global Health initiative will provide $30 million over 10 years from 2024–25 to fund projects that improve our understanding of global health threats and how best to tackle them.

Indigenous Health Research Fund

The Indigenous Health Research Fund is investing $160 million in Indigenous-led research to tackle health issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

International Clinical Trial Collaboration (ICTC) initiative

The International Clinical Trial Collaboration (ICTC) initiative has been consolidated into the Clinical Trials Activity initiative under the MRFF 10-year Investment Plan. ICTC supported Australian researchers to conduct clinical trial research in collaboration with international researchers.

Keeping Australians out of Hospital initiative

Keeping Australians out of Hospital has been consolidated into the Preventive and Public Health Research initiative under the MRFF 10-year Investment Plan. This initiative supported research into preventive health measures for chronic health conditions, to keep people out of hospital.

Medical Research Commercialisation initiative

The Medical Research Commercialisation initiative will provide $450 million over 10 years from 2024–25 to support innovative early stage health and medical research in Australia. It will help researchers transform ideas into life-saving medicines, devices and treatments to help future patients.

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.

Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission

The Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission is investing $125 million to support a million Australians with mental health issues. This funding will enable access to new approaches to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

MRFF projects

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) supports Australian health and medical research. Read about some of our projects.
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