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.
Australian institute for infectious disease
The Victorian Government is committed to the development of a new Australian Institute of Infectious Disease in Victoria to lead the fight against future pandemics.
Medical research continues to play a vital role in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a world leader in medical research, Victoria is at the forefront of this response.
Reviewed 29 March 2023