The Medical Research Future Fund - Million Minds Mission grant opportunity will support multidisciplinary teams of researchers to undertake collaborative, patient-focussed research that is transformative, scalable and demonstrates the greatest improvement on health outcomes and translation into policy and/or practice.

The grant opportunity will provide up to $25 million over five years to support three initial priority areas for research:

  • Prevention, identification and treatment of eating disorders
  • Mental health of children and young people, and
  • Mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health (the Department).

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund and the Million Minds Mission is available on the Department’s website at

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