Medical research initiatives

Victoria is the premier location for medical research and clinical trials in Australia and recognised globally as a health and medical research centre of excellence.

The Victorian Government’s investment in medical research has helped Victoria to emerge as a world leader in cutting-edge health and medical research – driving growth in the sector, creating jobs and supporting incredible breakthroughs in treatment and care.

Find out more about our key initiatives below.

COVID 19 research

Australian institute for infectious disease

Page last updated: 29 February 2024