We're translating research to improve healthcare outcomes 

The Australian healthcare system is one of the best in the world. We think it can be even better.


At the MACH, our job is to make sure that the clinicians taking care of you in hospital and at your GP's office can work with scientists in universities and medical research institutes to deliver better care to more patients, using the most targeted, evidence-based research findings available. We do that by bringing experts together across important research themes, supporting translational research, and building capacity across the MACH partnership – all the while strengthening the economy with wealth gained from healthcare cost savings and the development of new technologies.

Read MACH's 2020-2025 strategy

Our Work

As an NHMRC-accredited joint venture between Victoria’s top healthcare providers, medical research institutes and leading universities, the MACH's purpose is to facilitate collaboration between academia and healthcare to accelerate the translation of innovative research into clinical care and better patient outcomes.

See how Translation Centres are working to deliver better care for all Australians.

MACH is a National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC-recognised Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre and a member of the Australian Health Research Alliance.


MACH is an NHMRC recognised Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre.

The mission of MACH is to improve health and wellbeing by integrating medical research, education and clinical care.


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Carlton, VIC 3053


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MACH acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which it works, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, and pay respects to its elders past, present and emerging.

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