The ‘Join Us’ register is a national project and a resource for all. We are pleased to be collaborating on this important initiative with the following leaders in research, healthcare and consumer advocacy from across the country.
Together we aim to strengthen Australia’s research capability and improve health and wellbeing for the whole community.
ausEE is Australia’s peak national support and patient advocacy organisation representing Australians living with an Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorder (EGID). Their mission is to improve the lives of those affected by EGIDs by providing support, evidence-based information, resources and raising awareness and funds for further research in Australia.
Australian Cardiovascular AllianceThe Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA) is the peak leadership body in the country for the advancement of heart, stroke and vascular disease research.
Australian and New Zealand Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials (ANZACT)
The Australian and New Zealand Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials (ANZACT) network provides a framework to support the development and conduct of investigator-initiated high quality, multi-centre clinical trials and associated research activities across the spectrum of clinical craft groups in cardiology.
Australian Breastfeeding AssociationThe Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s peak breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA helps more than 80,000 mothers each year. ABA also provides up-to-date information and continuing education for thousands of health professionals working with mothers and babies. Learn more
Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers providing an independent, national voice for universal high-quality healthcare for the whole community. The AHHA vision is for a healthy Australia supported by the best possible healthcare system.
Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA)The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) is the national service provider to more than 1000 Men’s Sheds in Australia – providing practical support, specialised services and resources. The AMSA now has over 1050 Men’s Sheds, representing an estimated 150,000 individuals and employs nine staff. Learn more
Australian National University’s College of Health and Medicine
The Australian National University’s College of Health and Medicine delivers world-class research and education in medicine, medical science, psychology, and population health.
Baker Heart and Diabetes InstituteThe Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is Australia’s first multidisciplinary organisation dedicated to tackling cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It is one of the few globally that has such a multi-faceted approach to tackling the greatest health challenges facing our society.
The Burnet Institute’s mission is to achieve better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions.
College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania
The College of Health and Medicine at the University of Tasmania seeks to aspire to meet the healthcare needs of an ageing population, reduce the burden of preventable chronic disease and deliver convenient and affordable health services while improving consumer engagement in healthcare.
Consumers Health Forum of Australia
The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) is the national peak body representing the interests of Australian healthcare consumers. CHF works to achieve safe, quality, timely healthcare for all Australians and is committed to being an active advocate in the ongoing development of Australian health policy and practice.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Government – CSIRO
The CSIRO solves the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. They’re Australia’s national science agency and innovation catalyst, collaborating to boost Australia’s innovation performance.
Country Women’s Association of NSWThe Country Women’s Association of NSW is a member of CWA of Australia and the international organisation Associated Country Women of the World. The CWA is the largest women’s organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children through lobbying, creating a network of support and meeting together. Learn more
Federation University AustraliaFederation University desires to transform lives and enhance communities informs everything we do. From research that improves people’s lives right around the world, to supporting our students to succeed at their studies and in life – we make a difference.
Filipino Nursing Diaspora Network
The Filipino Nursing Diaspora Network is a professional organisation of Filipino nurses who live and work outside the Philippines. They are a network dedicated to harnessing the strength of the Filipino nurses abroad.
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research brings together clinicians with world-leading basic and translational researchers. They are patient-focused with their researchers breaking down barriers between traditional scientific disciplines to find solutions to disease.
Genetic Support Network Victoria
The Genetic Support Network Victoria (GSNV) assists people with genetic conditions and those who support them including support groups, health professionals, non-health professionals, families, and the broader community. GSNV are committed to working with the community and support sector to develop capacity, optimise resources and provide a united voice.
Health Consumers NSWHealth Consumers NSW represents the interests of patients, carers and their families in NSW. We believe in shaping a health system that listens to, respects, partners with and values health consumers. Learn more
Healthdirect Australia delivers virtual services that provide faster, easier access to health information and advice for all Australians. We help people actively manage and improve their own health and understand how to access the Australian health system.
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research InstituteEstablished in 2008, the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) is a not-for-profit charity that supports health and medical research in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region of NSW. We provide our affiliated researchers with a range of services to help them find new insights into disease and illness, devise prevention strategies, and develop more effective treatments and health care services. Learn more
Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research
The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research conducts world-class medical research. Their programs have a translational focus, with results from our medical research transformed into direct health benefits. Their research is applied in the form of new medical treatments and therapies in hospitals and health programs for the community.
The Institute for Musculoskeletal Health
The Institute for Musculoskeletal Health is a world-class innovative research collaboration between Sydney Local Health District and the University of Sydney. It brings together musculoskeletal healthcare researchers and clinicians who have direct contact with patients in the health system.
Kirby InstituteThe Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. It comprises of over 300 public health, clinical and laboratory scientists, research assistants, postgraduate students and professional staff. Learn more
La Trobe UniversityIn 1967, La Trobe University opened its doors with a founding mission: to serve communities through greater access to higher education. For more than 50 years, we’ve provided a pathway to success to people from all walks of life, and continue to transform the lives of individuals and communities. Learn more
Lung Foundation Australia
Lung Foundation Australia (LFA) funds life-changing research and delivers support services to people living with lung disease or lung cancer. LFA has works to promote lung health and early diagnosis, advocate for policy change and research investment, raise awareness about lung disease and champion equitable access to treatment and care.
Maridulu Budyari Gumal
Maridulu Budyari Gumal is an academic health science partnership. We are the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE). We have an ambitious purpose: to change the future of healthcare.
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is an independent, not-for-profit research institute. As a leader in brain and nervous system research, our goal is to prevent, treat and cure brain and nervous system diseases, disorders and injuries through medical research.
NSW Health PathologyOur pathologists are medically trained clinicians who work in public hospitals and modern laboratories. They’re supported by scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. Learn more
NSW Health Statewide BiobankThe NSW Health Statewide Biobank exists to support and enable world-class health and medical research in NSW. It provides services designed to enrich research projects, clinical trials or biospecimen collections, from project start up and sample collection to processing, storage, data-linkage and access. Learn more
PRAXIS Australia is a not for profit, registered charity created by our Members in 2015.
Our purpose is to enhance access to high quality, relevant and accessible education and training that can be used by individuals or organisations across the broader research and clinical trials eco-system in Australia and internationally.
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research InstituteQIMR Berghofer seeks to discover, diagnose and deliver better treatments for some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Every day, our team of 1000 scientists, support staff and students lives out the Institute’s mission to achieve better health through medical research. Learn more
Research Australia is the national alliance representing the entire health and medical research pipeline, from the laboratory to patient and the marketplace. They work to position Australian HMR as a significant driver of a healthy population and a healthy economy.
Robinson Research Institute
The Robinson Research Institute at The University of Adelaide is comprehensively addressing how to give all children a healthy start in life. Our 40+ research teams are uncovering how events and circumstances before birth and during early life impact an individual’s healthy development, their susceptibility to disease and their resistance to adversity.
SCAD Research Inc
Founded and run by heart attack survivors, SCAD Research Inc. is a non-government funded charity dedicated to changing the outcome for SCAD Heart Attack sufferers through generating awareness, raising funds for medical research and supporting survivors with up to date information and opportunities to connect.
Stroke FoundationThe Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke. We stand alongside stroke survivors and their families, healthcare professionals and researchers. Learn more
Sydney Local Health DistrictThe Sydney Local Health District (LHD) is one of the leading Local Health Districts in Australia. It includes 14,000 staff and the wellbeing of more than 700,000 people living within our boundaries of the City of Sydney (western part), Inner West, Canterbury-Bankstown (Canterbury part), Canada Bay, Burwood and Strathfield. Learn more
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity.
Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is Australia’s home of heart research. Utilising world best technology, the institute is renowned for the quality of its scientific breakthroughs in its pursuit to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent cardiovascular disease.
WentWest (Western Sydney Primary Health Network)
As the Western Sydney Primary Health Network, WentWest focusses on addressing health priorities in consultation and partnership with local GPs, allied health professionals, consumers and community bodies and the broader health sector. WentWest is committed to better system integration and coordination, and strengthening equity and empowerment for Western Sydney communities and those who care for them.
Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC)
The Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) was established by the University of Sydney in collaboration with the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD). Its main goal is to conduct clinical and translational research to address the causes of chronic disease, particularly the specific needs and circumstances of patients and consumers in western Sydney.
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research is a not-for-profit research institute and the leading respiratory and sleep research organisation in Australia. The Institute aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by sleep and breathing disorders through world-class research, clinical care and education.