The goal of the centre is to be recognised as the leading nursing and midwifery research centre in Australia with an international reputation and presence, and to promote and facilitate undertaking of nursing/midwifery led research and the application of its research into practice within the health care system.

This will be achieved through:

  1. undertaking high quality, high impact research;
  2. building and enhancing innovative partnerships;
  3. investing strategically in health research;
  4. embedding translation into the research design; and
  5. establishing an effective business and funding model to sustain and grow the Centre.