Human Research Ethics Committee of the NT Department of Health and Menzies School of Health Research

New Application Closing Dates and Meeting Dates 2024

  • For all researchers: Please notify two to three  weeks before the submission date if you intend to lodge an application (Title of study and name of Principal Investigator)

  • If notification of intention to lodge an application has not been received at least two weeks before the submission date, the application will not be accepted and will be transferred to the next month. Please contact HREC admin for out of session options for lower risk studies.

  • For Menzies researchers only: Organisational signoff for Menzies applications should be obtained a week before the submission date. This consists of signature from the Division Head and the Director delegate (currently

  • The submission closing dates for projects to be reviewed by the full HREC are final.

  • Applicants will usually receive a formal response within 10 business days of the HREC meeting. 

  • Applications for clinical audits, case studies and negligible/low risk studies may be submitted at any time for consideration for expedited review.

NT HREC Meeting Dates 2024

Submission Closing Date
Wednesday 4 pm
Qualitative Ethics Sub-Committee Meeting
Wednesday 9 am
Aboriginal Ethics Sub-Committee Meeting
Thursday 9 am
Human Research Ethics 
Committee Meeting
Wednesday 3 pm
24 January 7 February 8 February 14 February
6 March 20 March 21 March  27 March
3 April 17 April 18 April 24 April
8 May 22 May  23 May 29 May
5 June  19 June  20 June 26 June
3 July 17 July 18 July 24 July
7 August 21 August  22 August 28 August
4 September 18 September 19 September 25 September
2 October 16 October 17 October 23 October
6 November 20 November 21 November 27 November