About Western Alliance

Western Alliance Health Research Ltd is a registered charity, trading as Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre and Network.

It represents the partnership of the 12 major health service organisations operating across the western region of Victoria, Deakin University and Federation University.

Western Alliance MapWestern Alliance was established in 2014 to improve the impact, quality and quantity of health research, education and training in the western region.

Geographically, the alliance is well placed to take a truly regional focus and, given the region’s similarity to national demographic indicators, is poised to deliver improved regional health outcomes of national significance.

Our vision

A healthier regional Australia

Our mission

To improve the health and wellbeing of western Victorians through collaborative health care, research, education and training

Our values and principles

  • Regional outcomes with national relevance
  • Building, retaining and growing workforce capacity
  • Collaboration and integration
  • Multidisciplinary, cross-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Community engagement