The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) makes a measurable difference to the lives of older people and those who care for them by improving their quality of life and health.
Established in 1974, , we are a national, independent medical research institute, which is highly respected across the aged care industry and research sector nationally and internationally. NARI brings together industry leaders, innovators, academic experts, and world-class educators who combine their expertise to influence and shape the agenda in ageing research and aged care. With a strong focus on translational research, we have made significant improvements to the lives of older Australians through our research in seven key areas:
We are the first academic centre in Australia focused on research and ageing in Australia as well as an independent non- profit medical research institute and company limited by guarantee – unique in the Australian ageing research sector.
NARI’s work has a regional, national and international focus and our research staff engage with and work in collaboration with a number of partners in Australia and across the world.
The National Ageing Research Institute's constitution defines our governance framework.
The National Ageing Research Institute has been at the forefront of ageing research in Australia for over 40 years.
Our 2020-2024 Strategic Plan captures our passion for making a difference to the lives of older people. It maps out a clear and tangible path for delivering our goals and is a living document to guide our work and outcomes.