Institutions that directly receive and manage NHMRC funding are required to be approved as an NHMRC Administering Institution. 

This NHMRC Administering Institution Policy contains information about the categories of institutions which will be considered for approval as an NHMRC Administering Institution as well as the criteria that these institutions must meet Administering Institutions must demonstrate that they meet all relevant criteria, including those outlined in Appendix C regarding the progression and retention of women in health and medical research, and may be asked to provide additional documentation to support an application for approval.

A list of the current NHMRC Approved Administering Institutions is available in the attachments section below.

Please note that a review of the Policy is being conducted and for the time being applications for NHMRC Administering Institution status will not be considered.

Please direct any enquiries regarding Administering Institutions to


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