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

Chairperson - Professor Georgina Hold

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
  • Equal members of men and women
  • Members both internal and external to SESLHD
  • 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

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

Meeting Dates

Downloadable here: 2022 HREC & LNR Meeting Dates

Please note: We strongly advise that your study is peer reviewed prior to submission. Poor quality or incomplete applications may be delayed and miss the next meeting.

HREC

Submission cut-off date (by 9am) HREC Meeting Date
Tuesday 4 Jan Tuesday 1 Feb
Tuesday 1 Feb Tuesday 1 Mar
Tuesday 1 Mar Tuesday 5 Apr
Tuesday 5 Apr Tuesday 3 May
Tuesday 3 May Tuesday 7 Jun
Tuesday 7 Jun Tuesday 5 Jul
Tuesday 5 Jul Tuesday 2 Aug
Tuesday 2 Aug Tuesday 6 Sep
Tuesday 6 Sep Tuesday 4 Oct
Tuesday 4 Oct Tuesday 1 Nov
Tuesday 1 Nov Tuesday 6 Dec

LNR

Submission cut- off date (by 9am) LNR Meeting Date
Friday 28 Jan Tuesday 8 Feb
Friday 11 Feb Tuesday 22 Feb
Friday 25 Feb Tuesday 8 Mar
Friday 11 Mar Tuesday 22 Mar
Wednesday 13 Apr* Tuesday 26 Apr*
Friday 29 Apr Tuesday 10 May
Friday 13 May Tuesday 24 May
Friday 3 Jun Tuesday 14 Jun
Friday 17 Jun Tuesday 28 Jun
Friday 15 Jul Tuesday 26 Jul*
Friday 29 Jul Tuesday 9 Aug
Friday 12 Aug Tuesday 23 Aug
Friday 2 Sep Tuesday 13 Sep**
Friday 30 Sep Tuesday 11 Oct
Friday 14 Oct Tuesday 25 Oct
Friday 28 Oct Tuesday 8 Nov
Friday 11 Nov Tuesday 22 Nov
Friday 2 Dec Tuesday 13 Dec

* April & July dates changed due to holidays.
** September date changed due to conflicting HREC meeting. 

2023

Downloadable here: 2023 HREC & LNR Meeting Dates

HREC

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 1 August Tuesday 5 September
Tuesday 5 September Tuesday 3 October
Tuesday 3 October Tuesday 7 November
Tuesday 7 November Tuesday 5 December

LNR

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 11 April
Friday 31 March 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.