Ethics committees

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Ethics Committee [EC00235] is constituted and operates according to the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and is certified by the NHMRC as a reviewing HREC for multicentre ethical review.

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Ethics Committee serves as a Human Research Ethics Committee’s (HREC) whose primary roles are to review and, as appropriate, approve or reject research projects submitted by affiliated and non-affiliated researchers and to consider matters arising from the conduct of approved human research.

The Ethics Committee is supported by the Clinical Research Committee, Tissue Research Management Committee and Out of Session Panel to ensure adequate expertise for the evaluation of research.

The Ethics Committee also delegates the review of low and negligible risk research to the Low and Negligible Risk Research Ethical Review Committee and the Divisional Review Panels.

Terms of Reference

Ethics Committee

Clinical Research Committee

Tissue Research Management Committee

Out of Session Panel

Low and Negligible Risk Research Ethical Review Committee

Divisional Review Panels