Submission Dates and Response Times for Human Ethics Application Reviews

Submission Dates and Response Times

There is no set closing date for applications eligible for

  • Expedited Review Level 1 (L1) or Expedited Review Level 2 (L2)
  • Registrations of HNEHREC approvals
  • Applications for Variations to approved research.

The applications will be reviewed as and when they are received.

The time taken to review and respond to applications will depend on the number of applications received. However, the aim is to provide a response in the following time frames:

  • L1: 7 to 14 days
  • L2: 2 to 4 weeks

Full review applications - L3

Full Review Applications – L3 require a full review by the Human Research Ethics Committee and are to be submitted by the last working day of the month preceding each meeting. The projected time for the Committee's decision to be communicated to the applicant is within 10 working days.

Closing date for full review applications
(Late applications will not be accepted)
Closes: 5:00pm
Meeting Date
(12:30pm Canberra Room, The Chancellery
30 April 201421 May 2014
30 May 201418 June 2014
30 June 201416 July 2014
31 July 201420 August 2014
29 August 201417 September 2014
30 September 201415 October 2014
15 October 201412 November 2014
28 November 201410 December 2014

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Research Ethics Office.