National Health and Medical Research Council
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak funding body for medical research, with a budget of nearly A$500M a year. The Council was established to develop and maintain health standards and is responsible for implementing the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992.
This body is a material agency and is incorporated under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997. It is a part of the Department of Health and Ageing portfolio.
- http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/ NHMRC website