The Sax Institute welcomes new members across Australia

The Sax Institute has welcomed six new Members from around the country as the Institute’s national profile continues to rise.

The new Members are: the Health Research Institute at the University of Canberra; the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney; the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney; the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre at Alfred Health; the School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University; and the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research at Monash University.

There are now 68 Member organisations of the Institute, located across New South Wales, Victoria, ACT, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Sax Institute membership offers organisations a number of benefits and provides access to a unique network of leaders in public health and health services research.

Sax Institute CEO Professor Sally Redman AO says that she is very pleased to welcome the new Members. “We all share a determination to ensure evidence is better reflected in health policy, and collaboration with our Members supports this goal.”

About our new Members

  • Health Research Institute at the University of Canberra brings together university-wide expertise in clinical sciences, public health, urban planning, and health services research. The Institute has three key research areas: health and wellbeing throughout the lifespan; healthcare systems and health services research; and technology for improved health and well-being. Read more
  • Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney is an interdisciplinary research institute focused on human rights. Its projects aim to understand the barriers to, and realisation of, rights across business, health and gender justice, with an increasing focus on climate change. Read more
  • Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney is a research institution whose mission is to conduct innovative research and provide the empirical basis to prevent and treat dementia and achieve healthy brain ageing for all Australians. Read more
  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre is a world leader in sexually transmissible infections research. The Centre (which is part of Alfred Health) provides innovation and excellence in health, education, clinical care and research, particularly in the area of innovative changes to health care delivery and information technology. Read more
  • School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University is a leader in primary and allied care research, teaching and service. The School’s research strengths include vulnerable populations, women’s health, chronic disease prevention and management and data science. Read more
  • Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research facilitates research and best practice in the areas of injury prevention, rehabilitation and compensation. The Institute is a partnership between Monash University and WorkSafe Victoria. Its mission is to use quality evidence to inform, advise and educate. Read more

The Sax Institute welcomes applications for membership from organisations that share the Institute’s values and our mission to improve public health through better use of evidence.