Burnet Institute

Burnet Institute

The Burnet Institute aims to achieve better health for poor and marginalised communities in Australia and internationally through research, education and public health. Based in Melbourne, the Institute also operates programs across Asia, the Pacific and Africa aimed at reducing the impact of infectious diseases and improving the health of women, children and young people.

Principal research areas

  • Infectious diseases
  • Maternal & child health
  • Virology
  • Public health
  • International health
  • Immunology & autoimmunity


Professor Brendan Crabb AC


Ms Mary Padbury