Launched in 2017, the Centre contributes to the avoidance and containment of infectious disease threats in the Indo-Pacific.
Australia's health security initiatives are guided by the Ambassador for Regional Health Security. The Centre is headed by the First Assistant Secretary, Global Health Division.
The Technical Reference Group provides strategic advice to inform the Health Security Initiative’s priorities, policies and investment decisions.
The Expert Advisory Group will guide the implementation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Regional Vaccine Access and Health Security Initiative.
The Centre's Government Reference Group comprises senior officials from the Australian government agencies with strong interests in regional health security, all of whom have seconded staff to the Centre.
The Centre offers the opportunity for Australian university students to undertake voluntary six-week internships.
Vacancies at the Centre and our partners.