Research Australia


What do Australians think about health & medical research?

This year’s opinion polling looked at the importance of health and medical research to ordinary Australians, perceptions of who currently pays for health and medical research, and opinions on who should fund it. The survey was conducted online by email invitation to a national panel...

The economic value of Australia’s investment in health and medical research: reinforcing the evidence for exceptional returns

The report provides an up to date analysis of the pay-back of the significant investment by the Australian Government and business community in HMR in Australia. The Lateral Economics report indicates that if health and medical research spending were to atleast keep pace with historical...

Healthy planet, places and people

Research Australia brought a panel of ten scientists together to profile Australian health and medical research into environmental health issues that are likely to emerge or worsen due to climate change. This report covers emerging research in areas such as: • The impact of climate...