About PIRI

Investing in the earliest years to build a brighter future 


The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is committed to supporting parents and babies (0-24 months), to enhance well-being and children’s healthy development. Parenthood can be more challenging than anticipated, and at our Infant Clinic we encourage parents to nurture themselves and their babies and feel comfortable to ask for professional help in times of stress – from our psychologists, their GPs, and nurses.

PIRI provides a unique contribution to early intervention in Australia by:

Undertaking research that results in evidence-based treatments to improve difficulties facing parents and infants

Provides an experienced team of clinical and academic staff to inform the research, development and application of innovative intervention programs