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Our values

Contribution to society

We contribute to discoveries that improve health outcomes for everyone.

Integrity and respect

We show respect, inclusivity, high ethical standards and appreciate differences in ideas.

Collaboration and teamwork

We celebrate the benefits of a diverse and inclusive organisation and build positive relationships that support everyone’s successes.


We’re committed to excel in meeting expectations, taking ownership of responsibilities and creating a safe working environment for all.


We’re creating an environment where new ideas flourish and existing paradigms can be questioned, opening doors to transformative approaches.

Pursuit of excellence

We are dedicated to excellence, and inspiring others to excel.

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Opportunities for studying at WEHI

Our students receive world-class training in medical research and broader skills, equipping them for bright and rewarding careers ahead.

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Benefits of working at WEHI

Salary packaging

Generous tax-free benefits and salary packaging options provide a higher take-home pay.

Develop your skills

Training and development opportunities to support career advancement and provide interesting, satisfying work.

Women in science

A range of initiatives are in place to maximise opportunities for women in science.

Flexible and hybrid working options

Flexible working hours and considerations that provide balance between work and personal needs.

Supporting healthy lifestyles

From bike lockers to book clubs, family-friendly meeting times and facilities to encourage healthy lives.

Parental leave

Primary carers can access 14 weeks paid parental leave, and secondary carers can access four weeks paid parental leave.

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