In the media

Grant opportunities for clinical trials and other vital research The Australian Government is providing $103.4 million through the Medical Research Future Fund for research into women’s health, primary health care, clinical trials and other vital research. This includes $86.5 million in new grant opportunities (03 September 2020). More...

Telehealth, e-prescribing arrangements must be extended An interim Parliamentary Committee report has backed the AMA’s calls to make telehealth a permanent component of the Australian health system, and for e-prescribing to be implemented as quickly as possible (03 September 2020). More...

New antibiotic takes on drug-resistant bacteria Macquarie University researchers have designed a broad-spectrum antibiotic that has been shown to be effective against a range of drug-resistant strains of bacteria (01 September 2020). More...

Griffith University joins Global Virus Network as Centre of Excellence In recognition of its programs and research involving viral diseases and their transmission from animals to humans, Griffith University has been named as a Global Virus Network Centre of Excellence (02 September 2020). More...

The 'greatest opportunity' for struggling Cairns economy gains State Government funding Aspiring young doctors and allied health workers could soon complete the entirety of their training in Far North Queensland, as the Queensland Government pledges $53 million in "red-letter day" announcement (01 September 2020). More...

Premier commits $52.9m towards new Cairns University Hospital The Palaszczuk Government announced it will invest $52.9 million in stage one of a plan to build a university hospital in Cairns (01 September 2020). More...