Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC)

Health and Biosecurity CSIRO, Queensland Government

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The Centre is a joint venture between CSIRO and the Queensland Government, through Queensland Health. From its Brisbane headquarters, the AEHRC combines CSIRO's capabilities in information and communication technology and health with Queensland's extensive health research and clinical expertise. There are now research activities in Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Through its research programme, the AEHRC develops and deploys leading edge information and communication technology innovations in healthcare to: improve service delivery in the Queensland and Australian health systems; generate commercialisation revenue; and increase the pool of world-class e-health expertise in Australia.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Health Informatics
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Health Services Research
  • Mobile Health
  • Tele-health
  • Clinical Terminology
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Bioinformatics

Number of research staff

20-100 research staff


Level 5, UQ Health Sciences Building, RBWH, Herston, 4029

Lead researchers

Achievements of the centre

  • The imaging and biostatistics partner in many national and international Alzeimer's Disease research studies
  • AEHRC’s clinical terminology tools are enabling the use of standard terminology in health records worldwide
  • AEHRC has run world first national mobile health and tele-health research trials.

Organisation type

  • Queensland Government – Partner
  • Part of national organisation – Government
  • Commonwealth statutory authority

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