Applications that require full review by the Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs Human Research Ethics Committee (DDVA HREC) must be submitted by 1 pm AEST on the submission closing dates. Out-of-session reviews, including applications for lower risk research and quality assurance and evaluation activities, can be submitted at any time.

Meeting date New submission closing date Resubmission closing date
17 Jun 2024 17 May 2024 24 May 2024
29 July 2024 1 July 2024 8 July 2024
2 September 2024 5 August 2024 12 August 2024
14 October 2024 13 September 2024 20 September 2023
25 November 2024 28 October 2024 4 November 2024

Applications will be acknowledged within 3 business days and an administrative review will be undertaken. The applicant will be advised if further information is required prior to consideration by DDVA HREC.

Following review of a research proposal, DDVA HREC may request further information. The ethical review outcome letter will advise on whether the resubmission requires consideration: 

  • at a scheduled meeting and be subject to the closing dates above
  • at an out-of-session review.