Latest updates

New Participant Information Sheet
22 September 2020

HDEC Christmas close down
6 September 2020

HDEC's meeting schedule change
6 September 2020

HDEC Update 24 – August 2020
24 August 2020

A standard condition of HDEC approval is all intervention trials must be registered on a clinical trial database prior to commencement.

COVID-19 update – August 2020
17 August 2020

This update covers:

  • eSOP activation
  • determining if health and disability research is an essential service
  • HDEC meetings
  • Ethics Secretariat.

New Participant Information Sheet/Consent form (PIS/CF) templates
14 July 2020

June update
30 June 2020

National Ethical Standards now available in HTML5 format
15 June 2020


How do I apply for HDEC review?

All applications to HDECs must be submitted through the Online Forms website. This site allows you to answer questions in the HDEC application form, upload documents, request electronic signatures from other parties involved in your research, and track the progress of your application. For more information, check the section HDEC review and approvals: