Requirements for the HREC application
There are two requirements for commencement of health and medical research in Victoria:
- human research ethics committee (HREC) approval
- authorisation from a research governance/SSA.
must be used to complete the HREC application and the research governance SSA form.
Applicants and participating site principal investigators must register for an account on . Registration only needs to be completed once.
The process for ethics approval and SSA authorisation can start at the same time. However, the SSA authorisation cannot be completed until HREC approval has been given.
Reviewing Human Research Ethics Committees – Meetings 2019
Contact details for participating organisations and Research Governance Officers (RGOs) can be found on the Site Specific Assessment Research Governance page.