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 or other certified HREC 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: 4 to 6 weeks

Full review applications - L3

Full Review Applications (L3) require review by the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). Applications can be submitted at any time. The HREC aims to provide preliminary feedback (not outcome) within 10 working days of receipt. Applicants are encouraged to respond to feedback before the next agenda date. The projected time for the HREC's decision to be communicated to the applicant is within 10 working days after the day of the meeting.

Agenda DateMeeting Date
5 November 201814 November 2018
3 December 201812 December 2018
4 February 201913 February 2019
11 March 201920 March 2019
8 April 201917 April 2019
6 May 201915 May 2019
10 June 201919 June 2019
8 July 201917 July 2019
12 August 201921 August 2019
9 September 201918 September 2019
7 October 201916 October 2019
4 November 201913 November 2019
2 December 201911 December 2019

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