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Discoveries Need Dollars is a grassroots campaign aimed at promoting the value of medical research funding as an investment in the future health of Australians.

Government announces $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund

The 2014-2015 federal budget has announced a substantial investment in medical research, through a new Medical Research Future Fund.

Professor Doug Hilton, initiator of the Discoveries Need Dollars campaign and director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, said the government’s investment aligned with the importance the Australian community placed on health and medical research. Read Professor Hilton's full statement.

Read the Association of Australian Medical Research Institute's summary of the budget measures affecting medical research.