Tools for Researchers


MACH Research Collaboration Agreement (2018)

Click to download the MACH Research Collaboration Agreement as a requirement stated by the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (2007)

Investigator Initiative Toolkit

Click to read about the suite of resources developed by the collaboration of the VCCC with the MACH to support researchers conducting investigator-initiated trials (external link)

Consumer Engagement

Click to download the report available to researchers to better engage health care consumers in the development of research questions that address priority issues from a consumer perspective

MACH Research Collaboration Agreement Guidelines (2018)

Click to download the MACH Research Collaboration Agreement Guidelines for the use for research projects involving more than two MACH collaborators

Teletrial Tool Kit

Click to explore the resources and Standard Operating Procedures  available to researchers navigating Teletrial Research collated by the VCCC

(external link)

Safe Exercise at Home

Explore the website has been developed by physiotherapists from around Australia with clinical and academic expertise in exercise and other forms of physical activity for older people and people with mobility limitations

MACH Audit Tools

Explore the audit tools available for researchers developed by MACH as a set of checklists to assist with auditing clinical research to comply with the Australian research guidelines and the internationally recognised research standards

Consumer Toolkit 

For Consumers

Click to explore the resources available to consumers exploring their engagement in research collated by the VCCC

(external link)



GrantConnect - Federal Grant Information System

National Funding

Navigate to the GrantConnect Website to explore current and future Australian Government grant opportunities and grants awarded

(external link)

National Research News & Information 

Research Australia

Navigate to the Research Australia website to explore for the latest in news and information available for health researchers 

(external link)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

National Funding

Navigate to the MRFF website to explore and learn about the  $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research

National Funding News & Information

Research Professional (UoM)

Navigate to the Research Professional, a platform powered by the University of Melbourne to explore the latest in news and resources available for health researchers

The National Health & Medical Research Council

National Funding

Navigate to the NHMRC website to explore  funding opportunities available to researchers provided by Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research

International Funding Database 


Access the World's Largest Database of Sponsored Funding Opportunities

(external link)



2019 MACH Annual Report


2020 MACH Newsletter



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