Committee Details & Meeting Dates

SESLHD Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)

The SESLHD HREC meets monthly to review research ethics and governance submissions.

Current Membership Composition

Acting Chairperson - Dr Melvin Chin

This HREC is constituted and operates in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council's National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) and the CPMP/ICH Note for Guidance on Good Clinical Practice.

The Committee comprises the following:

  • One Chairperson
  • Four lay members
  • One Biostatistician
  • Two members who perform a pastoral care role in a community
  • Two lawyers (not engaged to advise the institution)
  • Five members with current research experience (relevant to research proposals considered at the meetings)
  • Nine members with knowledge of and current experience in professional care, counselling or treatment of people
  • Equal numbers of men and women
  • Members both internal and external to SESLHD

To view the HREC Terms of Reference, please click here.

Meeting Dates

2024 meeting dates and submission deadlines can be downloaded here.


Downloadable here: 2023 HREC & LNR Meeting Dates


Submission cut-off date (by 9am) HREC Meeting Date
Tuesday 3 January Tuesday 7 February
Tuesday 7 February Tuesday 7 March
Tuesday 7 March Tuesday 4 April
Tuesday 4 April Tuesday 2 May
Tuesday 2 May Tuesday 6 June
Tuesday 6 June Tuesday 4 July
Tuesday 4 July Tuesday 1 August
Tuesday 8 August Tuesday 5 September
Tuesday 5 September Tuesday 3 October
Tuesday 10 October Tuesday 7 November
Tuesday 7 November Tuesday 5 December


Submission cut-off date (by 9am) LNR Meeting Date
Friday 3 February Tuesday 14 February
Friday 17 February Tuesday 28 February
Friday 3 March Tuesday 14 March
Friday 17 March Tuesday 28 March
Friday 31 March Tuesday 11 April
Friday 29 April Tuesday 9 May*
Friday 12 May Tuesday 23 May
Friday 2 June Tuesday 13 June*
Friday 16 June Tuesday 27 June
Friday 30 June Tuesday 11 July
Friday 14 July Tuesday 25 July
Friday 28 July Tuesday 8 August
Friday 11 August Tuesday 22 August
Friday 1 September Tuesday 12 September
Friday 15 September Tuesday 26 September
Friday 29 September Tuesday 10 October
Friday 13 October Tuesday 24 October
Friday 3 November Tuesday 14 November
Friday 17 November Tuesday 28 November
Friday 1 December Tuesday 12 December

*Date changed due to public holiday and/or conflicting HREC meeting dates.