The Victorian Research Translation Centre Collaborative 

The Victorian Research Translation Centre Collaborative (VRTCC) is a state-wide collaboration between MACH, Monash Partners and Western Alliance to improve the health of Victorians.


 The VRTCC works closely with the Victorian State Government leading initiatives that accelerate translation of research into clinical care and deliver improved health outcomes.

Governance Structure

An Executive Committee, independently chaired by Prof Richard Larkins with additional Government representation, oversees the VRTCC including  an funding jointly held by the three centres.

Membership includes the independent chair, leads of each Centres, a GP, consumer, a lead Victorian Government representative and a nominated CEO member rotating across centres. 

Download the VRTCC Executive Committee Terms of Reference

Current Initiatives 

The VRTCC has received funding from the Victorian Government to support a number of shared initiatives including activities on statewide streamlining of research governance and the recently funded proof of concept Victorian Collaborative Healthcare Recovery Initiative.


The Centres have also been invited to collectively inform the Victorian Research Strategy being developed by the Victorian Government.


Find out more about these initiatives below.

Victorian Collaborative Healthcare Recovery Initiative 

Victorian Ethics and Governance Initiatives


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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