The Faculty's Research Centres have a reputation for generating cutting edge research.
Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research - focuses on demographic, population and policy issues, internal, regional and international migration, health and aged care, and has specialist expertise in population projections, spatial analysis and modelling.
Centre for Coastal Research (CCR) - focuses on national research issues and priorities including in coastal management and climate change, coastal science uptake in policy, and coastal vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.
Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) - comprises a network of researchers, academics and other practitioners whose shared vision is to undertake high quality research in housing and homelessness, urban studies and regional dynamics, and disseminate their findings for the betterment of society.
The Faye Gale Centre for Research on Gender - aims to enhance the quality and impact of research on gender issues in both national and transnational contexts, producing research that is socially relevant, empirically informed and conceptually sophisticated, particularly as it relates to social inclusion, citizenship, and health.
Indo Pacific Governance Research Centre (IPGRC) - agenda encompasses critical issues of social and political governance, including institutional reform, new forms of aid governance and participation, migration and inequalities, environmental and human security, and the identification and analysis of the impact of emerging powers.
J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (JMCCCP) - provides a stimulating research environment for leading Australian and international literary, musical, visual arts and design practitioners. The Centre aims to generate quality scholarly publications, facilitate creative productions and interdisciplinary collaborations.