About us

Melbourne has biomedical capabilities unparalleled in Australia and amongst the world’s best. We are home to an exceptional network of skilled workers, quality education providers, leading research institutes and a sophisticated health system.

The Melbourne Biomedical Precinct is made up of over 40 hospitals, research, teaching and biotechnology organisations largely collocated to the north of Melbourne’s CBD in the area extending from East Melbourne, Carlton and North Melbourne to Parkville in the north.


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The Melbourne Biomedical Precinct is enormously important to Victoria. It has touched the lives of millions of Victorians - whether it be through the world class clinical care its hospitals provide, the outstanding education its universities deliver or the world-renowned research of its institutions.