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16 September, 2022

Elimination of hepatitis C the focus of new funding grant

Federal Health Minister, the Hon Mark Butler MP announces $1.4 million Partnership Project grant at Burnet today.


15 September, 2022

The staggering costs of COVID-19 outlined in a Lancet Commission report.

Professor Margaret Hellard AM contributed to the report which highlights widespread failures in the global COVID-19 response, but also recommends 11 ways to stop history repeating itself.


15 September, 2022

Imagining COVID is ‘like the flu’ is cutting thousands of lives short. It’s time to wake up.

Professors Brendan Crabb and Michael Toole examine the common narrative comparing COVID to influenza in this commentary for The Conversation.


15 September, 2022

Symposium brings students together again

Burnet Institute honours, masters and PhD students came together to showcase their work at the recent 2022 Student Symposium.


13 September, 2022

Reflecting on the importance of the 56th PNG Medical Symposium

Locally led conferences allow for the sharing of new ideas as well as insights into local issues that aren’t always evident at more internationally focussed meetings, writes Dr Stefanie Vaccher.


08 September, 2022

Burnet research being presented at PNG Medical Symposium

The impact of COVID-19 on leading diseases and medical treatment in Papua New Guinea is a major focus of this week’s Medical Society of PNG’s Symposium in Port Moresby.


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03 October, 2022

Student Information Sessions | 3 + 6 Oct | Online

Join us online and learn about the exciting projects available for Honours, Masters and PhD study at Burnet in 2023.


18 November, 2022

2022 Report Launch: Australia’s progress towards hepatitis C elimination

Register for the launch of the fourth annual ‘Australia’s progress towards hepatitis C elimination report’, jointly published by the Burnet and Kirby Institutes.


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