Expression of Interest to participate in the National Preterm Birth Prevention Collaborative 

Invitation to participate in The National Preterm Birth Prevention Collaborative

Who is eligible to apply?

The Collaborative is open to public maternity services being provided by public and  private hospitals. 

How to apply?

  1. Review the Expression of Interest (EOI) Information Pack for applicants:

2. Complete the online Expression of Interest Form

Expressions of Interest close: 5pm Friday 22 July 2022

Confirmation of acceptance will be advised via email by Friday 12th August 2022.


No enrolment fee is required for health services to participate in this initiative. However, a commitment to the aims of the National Collaborative and to adequately resourcing a team to be able to successfully participate is expected.

Health services will be required to cover the costs of airfares, accommodation and other related travel costs for a core team of three to five people to attend each of the three Learning Sessions. The Learning Sessions will be held in Sydney (25-26 October 2022), Melbourne (March 2023), and Brisbane (August 2023). The final Showcase Event will occur in Canberra (March 2024).

Confirmation of Enrolment

If expressions of interest exceed the number of funded places for the Collaborative, a selection process will be used which will aim to ensure diversity in the maternity services participating.  The aim will be to include maternity services 
    • from every state & territory
    • from metropolitan, regional and rural centres
    • with different levels /types of services 
    • with different levels of experience /skill in the use of improvement science to support the diffusion of knowledge among participating teams