Partnerships and collaborations

SEED collaborates widely with both international and national organisations. Our partners range from local institutes, hospitals and schools to clinics and universities across the UK, USA, India, Canada and New Zealand.


National collaborations

The Australian Temperament Project (Lifecourse)

Collaborating organisations

  • Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC
  • The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne, VIC

The International Youth Development Project (Lifecourse)

Collaborating organisation

  • Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC

The Australian Centre on Quality of Life (Lifecourse)

Collaborating organisations

  • Federation University, Ballarat, VIC
  • National Institute for Mental Health Research, Canberra, ACT
  • Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC
  • Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, VIC
  • The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  • ACU, Institute for Health and Ageing, Melbourne, VIC

Communities that Care (Intervention)

Collaborating organisation

  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD

Community Consultation Program (Intervention)

Collaborating organisations

  • Regional Departments of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, VIC
  • Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre, Melbourne, VIC
  • Parenting Research Centre, Melbourne, VIC
  • Eastern Metropolian Social Issues Council, Melbourne, VIC
  • Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC
  • Geelong Grammar School, Geelong, VIC

Dreams for a Better World (Intervention)

Collaborating organisation

  • Geelong Grammar School, Geelong, VIC

Preventing Poor Developmental Outcomes in Children and Youth Program

Collaborating organisations

  • Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW
  • Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Melbourne, VIC
  • Australian Catholic University, Sydney, NSW

Auskick Toolkit (Child to Adolescent)

Collaborating organisations

  • AFL, Melbourne, VIC
  • Amaze (Autism Victoria), Melbourne, VIC
  • Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, NT
  • Telethon Kids, Perth, WA
  • Moose Toys, Melbourne, VIC
  • University of Western Australia, Perth, WA

Attention Kids (Child to Adolescent)

Collaborating organisations

  • Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC

Sleeping Sound with Autism (Child to Adolescent)

Collaborating organisations

  • Amaze (Autism Victoria), Melbourne, VIC
  • Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC

Violence Prevention Program (Adult to Young Adulthood)

Collaborating organisations

  • Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
  • University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW
  • Australian Institute of Criminology, Griffith, ACT
  • University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS
  • National Drug Research Institute, Perth, WA
  • Cancer Council, Melbourne, VIC
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, NSW
  • Curtin University, Perth, WA
  • Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education FARE, Deakin, ACT
  • Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, NSW
  • St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT
  • University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS

Addictions Treatment and Prevention Program (Adolescent to Young Adulthood)

Collaborating organisations

  • Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, ACT
  • Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
  • Curtin University, Bentley, WA
  • Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT
  • Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
  • National Drug Research Institute, Bentleigh, WA
  • ACIL Allen Consulting, Melbourne, VIC
  • The Problem Gambling Research and Treatment Centre, Melbourne, VIC
  • The Social Research Centre, Melbourne, VIC
  • Cancer Council Australia, Melbourne, VIC
  • Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education FARE, Deakin, ACT
  • St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, NSW
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, ACT

International collaborations

The Melbourne Attachment and Caregiving (MAC) Lab (Intergenerational to Early Childhood)

Collaborating organisation

  • Mary D. Ainsworth Psychological Clinic, Charlottesville, USA

The Deakin Child Study Centre

Collaborating organisations

  • Brown University, Providence, USA
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Violence Prevention Program

Collaborating organisations

  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Harvard University Cambridge, USA
  • University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
  • Victoria University, Wellington, NZ

Addictions Treatment and Prevention Program

Collaborating organisations

  • University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • University of Connecticut, Farmington, USA
  • Addiction Suisse, Lausanne, Switzerland

The Australian Temperament Project

Collaborating organisations

  • University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  • University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Mills College, Oakland, USA
  • Mary D Ainsworth Psychological Clinic, Charlottesville, USA
  • Nord University, Levanger, Norway

The International Youth Development Project (IYDS)

Collaborating organisations

  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • University of Washington, Washington, USA

Communities that Care

Collaborating organisation

  • The University of Exeter, Devon, UK
  • University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Preventing Poor Developmental Outcomes in Children and Youth Program

Collaborating organisations

  • University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  • City University of New York, New York, USA

Child Adaptation of Communities that Care

Collaborating organisations

  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Making a Difference: Positive Youth Development Project

Collaborating organisations

  • School of Education, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK