Our work

Since we were established in 2013, we have provided a focus for chronic disease prevention research in Australia. We concentrate on working in partnership, with the aim of translating our evidence into practice. To find a research project by topic area, browse our Research Themes

In 2018, we were refunded until 2023. Our Funding Partners are NHMRC, Australian Government Department of Health, ACT Health, Cancer Council Australia, NSW Ministry of Health, South Australian Department for Health and Wellbeing, Tasmanian Department of Health, and VicHealth. 

For more detailed information about the current projects that fall under this funding arrangement, click on the links below:

Dynamic simulation modelling to support investment decisions across the common risk factors for lifestyle-related chronic disease

Methods and metrics for moving from best practice prevention to implementation and scale up

Benchmarking, monitoring, modelling and valuing the healthy liveable city

Resources and funding models for successful implementation and scale-up of preventive programs

In 2017, the Australian Government, through the Department of Health, provided us with $10 million for 10 specific research projects under the Boosting Prevention program, which is funded from the Medical Research Future Fund. Download a list of our projects funded by the Australian Government, through the Department of Health’s Medical Research Future Fund here (PDF 275KB).

For more detailed information about each MRFF-funded project, click on the links below:

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If you're interested in any of the Prevention Centre's research projects, or would like more information about any aspect of our work, please email us at preventioncentre@saxinstitute.org.au or call us on (02) 9188 9576.

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