2020-21 AAMRI Pre-Budget submission

2020-21 AAMRI Pre-Budget submission

12th February, 2020

The Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) is pleased to put forward its 2020-21 Pre-Budget submission.

Summary of recommendations

This Pre-Budget submission outlines the major policy areas where investment is needed to maintain a strong and vibrant medical research system which can deliver substantial health and economic benefits.

In this submission AAMRI recommends:

  1. The funding capitalisation commitments for the Medical Research Future Fund be maintained to ensure the fund is fully capitalised by 2020-21
  2. Establish a program to support the systemic costs of MRFF-funded medical research in medical research institutes.
  3. Providing above CPI increases to National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded medical research.

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