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28/06/23 - Project update available 29 June 2023

HREA - Question numbering has been added to pages

Update to Victoria Forms:

QA VIC form includes additional signature options for the Head of Department and Principal Investigator.

Update to Mater Forms:

- Changes to study funding, contact and signature questions on Mater SSA, QA and Exempt and Amendment forms.

- Minor changes to Progress and Safety report forms.

Update to Qld forms

-Minor update to SSA Form Qld and Site Closure Report Form - Multi Centre Research Qld.

16/3/23 - Project update available 16 March 2023

HREA - Updated Clinical Trial /  Does your research involve Children and Young People / Paediatrics questions

29/11/22 - Project update available 8 December 2022

Update to Victoria Forms:

  • Minor update to PreHREA questions.
  • Minor Change: Change to name of a Human Research Ethics Committee in Victoria:- Update of organisation name from Ballarat Health to Grampians Health on sub forms.

Update to Mater Forms

  • Question and wording changes to Mater SSA and Progress and Final report forms. 
  • Multiple changes made to Authorised Prescriber forms to collect relevant information as required by the Authorised Prescriber Scheme.

Update to QLD Forms:

  • Minor update to Pre-HREA questions.

General Form Update Guidance - Project Update Summaries are available in FAQ

If your form was included in the update you will see a warning message to update your project at the top of the form.

If you have any unsubmitted or unlocked forms we recommend that you obtain any required signatures and submit the form PRIOR TO updating the project to avoid losing data or signatures.

This will mean any NEW questions added to the form or new rules will not apply to that version of the form. Please remember to update the project AFTER you have submitted.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO UPDATE, always print and save a copy of any un-submitted or un-locked form(s) before updating. WARNING! Answers in the form may disappear as the question or dependency may have changed.

* The form's version number is displayed in the heading of every form page

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12/09/22 - Project update available 15 September 2022 

Update to Victoria Forms:

  • Minor update to the 'Project Progress Report' and 'Site Progress Report' forms.

Update to Mater Forms:

  • Wording changes to questions on multiple Mater forms, to make questions more easily understood.

Update to Queensland Forms:

  • Minor update to the Site Closure Report Form - Multi Centre Research Qld.

28/06/22 - Project update available 30 June 2022 

Update to Victoria Forms:

  • Update to Site Progress Report
  • Minor update to Safety Report VIC to update link.

Update to Mater Forms:

  • Changes to questions and wording on Mater SSAs, Mater Progress and Final report form, Mater Safety Report form and Early Phase Risk Assessment form.

Update to QLD:

  • Change to HREC names  ‘Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital HREC’ and ‘The Prince Charles Hospital HREC’ appearing in the drop-down options in the HREA/MDF/Exemption forms. Applicants will instead see Metro North Health Human Research Ethics Committee A and Metro North Health Human Research Ethics Committee B. 

  • All Ethics sub forms will route directly to the reviewing HREC
  • Minor update to the SSA form QLD.

Update to MDF