NHMRC is Australia's leading expert body for:

  • Supporting health and medical research
  • Developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments
  • Providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

PLEASE NOTE: On 9 May 2016 the Government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 2 July 2016. Information on websites maintained by the National Health and Medical Research Council will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions (updated April 2016), circulated by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.

Grants & funding

NHMRC funding supports research across the full spectrum of health and medical research, from basic science through to clinical, public health and health services research


Apply, track and administer NHMRC grants online.