Technical consulting expertise and contract research

In offering consultancy services, the School of Public Health is fortunate to be staffed by world leaders in public health education and research who work with a passion to address some of the most complex global health challenges. This experience ensures our customers benefit from the latest, evidence-based research, and the kind of complex and considered thinking that has cemented our place as a global leader in public health.

But don’t just take our word for it.

The School of Public Health is ranked 1st in the Asia Pacific and 18th in the world. We attract more than $13 million in annual revenue from research grant income, Australian Aid initiatives and consultancy. Our health research is ranked by the Australian Research Council as the best in Australia and amongst the best in the world. Together with our partners and more than 100 Higher Degree Research students from across the globe, we're working to make an impact to the world’s biggest public health challenges.

The School of Public Health receives numerous enquiries from government agencies, industry and non-government organisations to undertake consultancy services, including workshops in specialty public health areas, biostatistics advice and services, REDCap data collection, program evaluation, and more. Our academics are also called on occasionally to provide expert witness testimony, where we provide independent and unbiased assistance to the court in relation to matters within our expertise . 


Our experience

Learn more about our experience in consulting to organisations to futher their business goals, below:

Researcher: Dr Judith Dean
Project: Evaluation of the GPIIN Project
Client: Iris Education

Researcher: Dr Judith Dean
Project: True Clinical and Education Advisory Committee
Client: True – a provider of expert reproductive and sexual health services to women. 

Researcher: Ms Sandra Diminic
Project: Applied research 
Client: A range of industry, government agencies, NHMRC, health networks and NGOs

Researcher: Associate Professor Meredith Harris
Project: Mental health services research and evaluation
Client: Analysis and Reporting Component of the Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN), which leads the design, analysis and reporting of the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection ( In this role, she is leading a range of projects designed to improve the measurement of patient- and service-level outcomes in Australia's specialised public sector mental health services.