Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners

Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP) was established in 2014 as a health translation collaborative network. Three years later, the National Health and Medical Research Council accredited BDHP as an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre.

BDHP’s vision is improved population health outcomes through collaborative partnerships that translate discoveries and knowledge into practice

The partnership’s mission is to integrate innovative research with education, training and clinical care to deliver the highest quality healthcare for our local and extended communities.

BDHP's five strategic goals are 

  1. Health System Improvement 
  2. Healthcare Equity 
  3. Consumer and Community Involvement 
  4. Data and Technology 
  5. High-Performing Partnerships.


The establishment of this partnership formalises and strengthens the linkages between healthcare, research and education for the benefit of Brisbane and Queensland.  The large academic, research and clinical delivery partnership includes:

  • Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Metro South Hospital and Health Service
  • West Moreton Health
  • Mater Misericordiae Ltd
  • Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
  • Translational Research Institute
  • QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
  • The University of Queensland
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Queensland Government Department of Health
  • Brisbane South Public Health Network