One researcher has the potential to improve millions of lives. We provide funding for research through our grant system, with a transparent peer-review process to determine how funding is allocated.
NHMRC helps achieve the best health outcomes for Australians by disseminating evidence-based health advice to the community, via all levels of government and health professionals.
NHMRC is the key driver of health and medical research in Australia. Aside from funding, we advise the Australian Government and facilitate networking in the research community by bringing academics and industry together. We build commercial literacy among researchers and help them protect intellectual property.
At NHMRC we are excited by the huge potential benefits of the research we fund and by the opportunities we have to ensure Australians have access to evidence-based, authoritative health advice.
We create pathways to a healthier future through our research funding, our health guidelines and the ethical standards we set and uphold.
We develop environmental health advice on priority environmental health topics to prevent disease, improve health and help the states and territories to achieve consistent standards.