Twins Research Australia is committed to developing long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with research, community and corporate organisations that share our goals and values. Our partnerships reflect our local, state, national and global spheres of operation. 

Find below our research, community and business partners.


TRA is based at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne – Australia’s leading teaching, learning and research university.

The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre hosts a TRA node in its world-renowned research and education hub.

The Australian Research Council funds specific twin research studies throughout Australia.

Twins Research Australia has received continuous funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) since 1981, most recently through a Centre of Research Excellence Grant (2015-2022). 

TRA undertakes frequent research collaborations with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute into childhood medical conditions. 

TRA is a member of the International Society for Twin Studies.

TRA is a member of the International Network of Twin Registries.


EasyDNA has joined with Twins Research Australia to provide the most competitive discounted zygosity testing rate available exclusively to TRA members. You can learn more about our special discounted testing offer with EasyDNA here.


The Australian Multiple Birth Association is run by volunteer parents of multiples who provide support to other families on the same unique journey.

The International Council of Multiple Birth Organisations is a global voluntary organisation that champions the rights of multiples.

Health Direct Australia is a government-funded 24-hour online channel of quality approved health information and advice including twin resources.

Raising Children Network is an evidence-based Australian parenting website – includes twin information.

An initiative of the Victorian Government, Better Health Channel provides comprehensive online health resources – includes twin information.