The overall aim of the Centre is to improve the health of Australian families through leadership, practice and research. We intend to achieve this by:

  • Providing a focus for promoting existing and emerging key strategic initiatives of Menzies Health Institute Queensland and Women and Newborn Services Gold Coast University Hospital;
  • Operate as a centre for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to women’s and newborn health research,  education and practice development;
  • Actively engage with professional practice; and
  • Promote and actively engage with the professions, business, and other health services, government and community.