Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is the leading independent scholarly voice on health policy in Australia. It brings together scholars and practitioners with broad expertise in health policy, economics and health services research to produce high-quality analyses of current health policy issues, deliver annual public seminars, education programs and undertake comprehensive research projects. MCHP’s research program addresses five themes that include policies for health futures, value in health care, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.


#Budget2017 - TAPPC receives a further $10 million from the Medical Research Future Fund

Professor Andrew Wilson

9 May 2017: Australia’s efforts to prevent chronic disease have received a significant boost with the Federal Government’s Budget announcement of a $10 million investment in The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC) based at the Sax Institute. MCHP Co-Director and Director of TAPPC, Professor Andrew Wilson said “This significant funding commitment of $10 million will allow the Prevention Centre to scale up projects that have shown promise – in areas such as physical activity, childhood obesity, maintaining a healthy weight, and tobacco and alcohol control – and to fund a series of new projects over the next four years,”. MCHP looks forward to continuing its close association with this significant NHMRC Partnership Centre.
Read more in the following media releases: MRFF & TAPPC