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STaRR Emerging Researcher Grants

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2023 STaRR Emerging Researcher Grants. Read more.

Western Alliance Higher Degree by Research Scholarships

Congratulations to Michael Pang and Cara Hill, who have been awarded Western Alliance PhD Scholarships. Read more.

Western Alliance recognised as an Emerging Research Translation Centre

This recognition has occurred as part of a rigorous accreditation process, and has enabled Western Alliance to become a member of AHRA (the Australian Health Research Alliance). Read more



Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre

Western Alliance is a collaborative of 12 member organisations located across the Barwon/Southwest and Grampians regions of western Victoria. Members include regional and sub-regional public health services  and hospitals (Colac Area Health, East Grampians Health Service, Grampians Health, Barwon Health, South West Healthcare, Portland District Health, Maryborough District Health Service and Western District Health Service, private hospitals (St John of God Geelong, Warrnambool and Ballarat), the Western Victoria Primary Health Network and Deakin and Federation University. The two regions have a combined population of over 660,000 residents or approximately 44 per cent of rural/regional Victoria’s population.

Through a program of education, funding and advocacy, Western Alliance supports its members to improve the health of their communities through research-based and evidence-informed health care.