Another chance to complain about the Medical Research Future Fund

There’s an audit into the Health Department’s admin

In particular, the Australian National Audit Office wants to know whether governance is “effective,” has the MRFF legislation, governance, strategies and priorities, “guided selection of medical research initiatives” and is Health effectively monitoring performance.

The ANAO could ask whether the font used for the annual report is nice and researchers critical of the fund would respond in the same way – that decisions on who gets how much for what projects should be made by the National Health and Medical Research Council.