Personnel Support Package rates

For approved applications for funding commencing in 2021, the following Personnel Support Packages will be used. 

Personnel Support Packages for funding commencing 2021

$ Per annum

PSP1 - Technical support - non-graduate personnel
Note: A PSP1 at 50% may be claimed for postgraduate students supported on NHMRC research grants

57,567
PSP2 - Junior graduate research assistant; or junior graduate nurse, midwife or allied health professional; or junior data manager/data analyst 71,882
PSP3 - Experienced graduate research assistant/junior postdoctoral research officer; or experienced graduate nurse, midwife or allied health professional; or experienced data manager/analyst 79,041
PSP4 - Experienced postdoctoral researcher (i.e., a researcher who may be considered as a named investigator on the research application and/or approaching the Investigator Grant Emerging Leadership 2 level or equivalent), or clinician without specialist qualifications 93,359
PSP5 - Senior experienced postdoctoral researcher (i.e., a researcher who would normally be considered as a named investigator on the research application and is more than 10yrs post-doctoral and/or would be expected to have applied for or held an NHMRC CDF, Investigator Grant Emerging Leadership 2 or equivalent) 100,517

Note that an annual indexation may be applied to the Personnel Support Packages.