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Queensland Brain Institute
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) aims to discover the fundamental mechanisms regulating brain function in health and disease, in particular understanding the brain circuitry underlying function. In collaborations with clinicians and commercial partners, new discoveries are used as the basis to develop new therapeutic approaches to ameliorate the effects of brain diseases such as dementiaschizophreniamotor neuron disease (MND), and anxiety and depression.

Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
The Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR) is Queensland’s premier mental health research facility. Its function is to reduce the level of disability associated with mental illness through research which leads to more effective mental health services and interventions, the identification and reduction of risk factors, and the development of researchers in the field of mental health.

Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland
Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland is committed to ensuring that all Australians affected by mental illness receive adequate services and that policy and legislation address their needs.

National Mental Health Commission
The National Mental Health Commission was established in 2012 to provide independent advice and reports to government and community about what’s working and what’s not.

Australian Clinical Trials Alliance
Australian Clinical Trials Alliance aims to make “public good” clinical trials more central to health care in Australia in order to produce better health outcomes, often at lower cost.

Research Australia
Research Australia is an independent alliance of 160 members and supporters advocating for health and medical research in Australia.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The clinical trials section of the NHMRC website contains comprehensive information and resources about the clinical trials environment in Australia.

NHMRC National statement on ethical conduct in human research 2007 (updated 2014)
The National Statement sets out the ethical principles that underpin clinical trials conducted in Australia.

AllTrials calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their full methods and summary results reported.

Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Register
In the past decade there has been a worldwide initiative to make public all clinical trials being conducted. With the establishment of the ANZCTR, individuals are now able to find out which clinical trials are taking place across all areas of health - new drugs, treatments, therapies, surgical procedures and new medical devices.

Orygen Youth Health Clinical Program (OYHCP) is a world-leading youth mental health program based in Melbourne, Australia. OYHCP has two main components: a specialised youth mental health clinical service; and an integrated training and communications program.

Brain Mind Research Institute
Diseases of the brain and mind, including substance abuse, clinical depression and dementia now account for more than 40 percent of all illness. These diseases are devastating for those affected, their families, and for society, costing the Australian economy an estimated $30 billion each year. The Brain Mind research Institute (BMRI) brings together patients, support groups and front-line carers with scientists and clinicians working in neurosciences and brain research, providing hope for those affected.

Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.