Please note that this section does not apply to the following types of studies:
Ethical and Scientific Review
Ethical and scientific review of post approval amendments and reports relating to projects reviewed under the Streamlined Ethical Review Process (SERP) including National Mutual Acceptance (NMA) is undertaken by the accredited Reviewing HREC that provided the original approval.
Principal Investigators must be aware of their responsibilities under these review systems.
Post-approval submissions are to be submitted electronically via ERM Applications unless otherwise specified.
For information on post-approval reporting requirements, refer to
Research submissions will not be processed if they do not comply with the submission requirements. You will be advised through ERM if further information is required.
Fees are applicable for review of protocol amendments or new/amended Investigator’s Brochures initiated by a commercial sponsor. Please ensure you are aware of any applicable fees and payment requirements prior to submitting.
Notification of Review Outcome
The outcome of the research governance/SSA review will be sent via ERM by the Office for Research within 7 days of the meeting.
Research amendments must not be implemented until notification of approval has been received from the Reviewing HREC and Peninsula Health.