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History | AMREP - Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct

History

Major milestones


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AMREP was officially opened in 2002 by then Premier of Victoria, Steve Bracks (Centre). Also pictured are John Thwaites, former Deputy Premier (L), and Professor John Funder, former Director of the Baker Institute (R).

1998

The Inner & Eastern Healthcare Network (including The Alfred), Baker Medical Research Institute, Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research and Monash University agreed to establish a new academic precinct on the Alfred Hospital campus.

1999
Construction of AMREP commenced, with funding provided by the four partners, the Victorian government (via a Science, Technology and Innovation (STI grant)) and an anonymous donor.

2002

Official opening of AMREP by Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Steve Bracks (Baker Institute building, Monash laboratories, Ian Potter Library, Precinct Animal Centre and AMREP Education Centre).

Opening of Burnet Tower and relocation of the Burnet Institute from the Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital.

2005
Deakin University and La Trobe University joined the AMREP partnership.

2006
Merger of Austin Research Institute with the Burnet Institute to create a new, larger Burnet Institute.

2008

Merger of Baker Heart Research Institute with the International Diabetes Institute to create Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.

Establishment of Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

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The Alfred Centre, completed in 2010.

2010
Completion of The Alfred Centre with new clinical, research and education space for all of the AMREP partners.

2011
Restructure of Monash University Central Clinical School.

2012
Completion of 200-seat AMREP Lecture Theatre.