Our research programs

Our Centre conducts outstanding interdisciplinary applied research to improve the health and wellbeing of women, children and families.

We have a broad public and population health focus and our work is underpinned by a commitment to equity, diversity, social justice and the importance of supporting Australia’s most vulnerable families. We are an important voice in promoting evidence-based policy decision-making, and in public discourse on contemporary issues such as pregnancy and birth, breastfeeding, parenting, work-life balance, family violence, sexual and reproductive health, families and childhood.