Healthy agreement

Improving medical research and science rate four times in Australians’ ten most important priorities according to Research Australia

The peak medical research lobby’s annual opinion survey also found 84 per cent of responders thought the commonwealth should stump up for research and 86 per cent support the Medical Research Future Fund (once it was explained to them). The community also thinks pretty-highly of medical researchers, who are trusted by 96 per cent – just behind treating doctors, and nurses.