Working for a healthier regional Australia

Western Alliance is an academic health science centre and network established in 2014 as a partnership between academic research institutions and the major health service providers across western Victoria.

The first Australian academic health science centre to focus on regional and rural/remote health outcomes, its vision is a healthier regional Australia and its mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of western Victorians through collaborative health and medical research, education and training.

At Western Alliance, we are what we do.

The Western Alliance Sixth Annual Symposium has been announced, click here to find out more, including how to register; registrations CLOSE 30 September!

You can view the presentations given at the Ageing Research Forum held on 6th September here.

The Grants-in-Aid Program 2020: Call for research ideas, dates and details to be announced soon!

 
 
Our research forum: Health Research Trax
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Working with partner organisations across western Victoria, Western Alliance aims to deliver improved regional health outcomes of national significance.

Western Alliance provides financial and in-kind support for start-up health and medical research, research training opportunities, meetings and discussion forums for health professionals and academic researchers who wish to collaborate.

Our major event is the Annual Symposium, which encourages health professionals, researchers, educators, policy makers and community representatives to share and discuss successes and advances in improving regional health outcomes, particularly in western Victoria.