Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing

The Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing (AIPCA) is an Centre within the College of Science, Health and Engineering. Through research, consultancy and educational activities the AIPCA advances knowledge and promotes quality improvement and consumer driven, evidence based practice in all areas of primary health, community health and aged care.


A dedicated research and consultancy organisation for primary care and age research at La Trobe University.

Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care

Our mission, staff, and research students.

Centre for Health Systems Development

The Centre for Health Systems Development provides research and evaluation services — generally on a consultancy basis — with a broad scope across the national health system.

E-Health Unit

We conduct research and evaluation, and provides advice on the emerging use and impact of information and communications technologies in the Australian primary health and aged care sectors.

John Richards Initiative

JRI aims to support Aged Care in Rural and Regional Communities in Victoria.

Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing

We are a research, consultancy and educational Centre which aims to promote a multidisciplinary understanding of the health, wellbeing and care of older people.

Postgraduate Research

Applied research programs are conducted through the specialist units of the Institute.

News and events

News and events from AIPCA.

Contact us

Contact AIPCA.

Postgraduate Research

Find out about research studies and postgraduate courses AIPCA and institute staff may be able to assist with.