Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute (ADFMIDI)

Australian Government - Department of Defence

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A bloody mosquito on human skin

The ADFMIDI is a world-recognised centre for malaria research and training with expertise and research programs in: drug resistance and diagnostics, drug evaluation, clinical studies and surveillance, vector surveillance and control, and arbovirology. The ADFMIDI supports the development of vaccines and diagnostic technologies that will reduce the threat of arthropod borne viral diseases. Current projects include: dengue epidemiology; genetics and evolution of mosquito borne viruses; Ross River virus vaccine clinical trial; clinical research on antimalarial drugs and vaccines against Japanese encephalitis and dengue. ADFMIDI collaborates with major Australian and international organisations including: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute; the University of Queensland; Queensland University of Technology; James Cook University; the World Health Organisation and the US Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • drug resistance and diagnostics
  • drug evaluation
  • clinical studies and trials
  • vector surveillance and control
  • arbovirology

Facilities and major equipment

  • Army Malaria Institute Laboratory
  • QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Number of research staff

20-100 research staff


Gallipolli Barracks, Enoggera QLD 4051

Organisation type

  • Part of national organisation – Government

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