COVID-19 Research Grants Program

The Department of Health in conjunction with the Western Australian Health Translation Network has established the
COVID-19 Research Grants Program to fund high-quality COVID-19 related research projects that have the potential to be translated into improved policy and/or practice across the WA public health system.

The funding program aims to provide the following benefits:

  • fund COVID-19 research of direct significance to the WA public health system and the WA community 
  • support the attraction of COVID-19 related clinical trials into WA
  • provide an avenue to access or leverage national or international funding related to COVID-19, including via National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) funding
  • facilitate the knowledge creation and translation of research findings into evidence-based medical and health policy and practice related to COVID-19.

Funding round status - closed

This program is not currently open for applications.

The following may be accessed as reference documents


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Last reviewed: 21-04-2020
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Research and Innovation Office