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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO5055

Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) Research Program

Contact Details

Health Grants Team

(02) 6289 5600


Department of Health
Close Date & Time:
17-Oct-2021 2:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
231021 - Health and Medical Research
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

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This grant opportunity aims to build on the success of the 2018-19 Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) Research Program, by funding eligible organisations to undertake innovative BBV and STI research activities that:

  • continue to build on the evidence base that informs the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of BBV and STI health policy and improves practices in Australia; and
  • focus on reducing morbidity, mortality, stigma and discrimination, increasing access to new biomedical interventions and improving quality of life and health outcomes for people living with, or at risk of, BBVs and STIs.

It is anticipated that most grants will be between $250,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 per annum, depending on the scope of the grant activity and its complexity. 

To view the grant opportunity documents, please select the red "GO Documents" button on the left hand side.


To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN);
  • be registered for the purposes of GST;
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution; and
  • be located in Australia.

and be one of the following entity types:

  • a university
  • a research institute; 
  • a corporation (including businesses and not for profits)

Joint (consortium) applications are encouraged, provided you have a lead organisation who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply. 

Your grant activity must align with at least one of the five National BBV and STI Strategies and/or the aims and objectives of the First National BBV and STI Research Strategy.

There is no limitation on the number of applications that an entity can submit.

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $1,000,000.00 to $4,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Submit your application by the closing date and time using the online application form link located via the "GO Documents" button on the left hand side.

Once you have submitted your application using the online application form link you will receive an automatic email with your Submission Reference ID. Retain this number if you wish to query your application with the Department.

Other Instructions:

Each application form is allocated a unique Submission Reference ID. Each time this application is accessed you will be required to use this Submission Reference ID.

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Contact Details

Health Grants Team

(02) 6289 5600