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Research Ethics and Governance

The Health Innovation, Investment and Research Office (HIIRO) is responsible for consultation, development and review of State-wide research ethics and research governance policies.

HIIRO provides a central portal of contact for Researchers, HHS Human Research Ethics Committee Chairs and Members, Coordinators, Research Governance Offices/rs and study sponsors seeking advice and direction on ethical and governance issues associated with the conduct of research in Queensland Health.

Research User Guide

HREC information

Schedule 7 Clauses Approval process

Research Management Policy

Researcher User Guide HREC information - contacts, submission dates and site requirements Approved Schedule 7 Clauses Department of Health Research Management Policy


Research Ethics and Governance web pages

Research Ethics and Governance quick links

Application forms and Processing


Research Ethics and Governance Administrators:


Last updated: 16 July 2018