Welcome to the Human Research Ethics Application (HREA)


Please note that updates to improve HREA user account security were implemented on 3 August 2023.

HREA Help will be unavailable on Monday 2 October 2023 and will re-open on Tuesday 3 October 2023.


Submissions of applications for ethics review from public hospital Human Research Ethics Committees may need to be made using ERM, REGIS or Research GEMS (external links). For further information, please see NHMRC's website here.


For FAQs, User Manuals, How to Guides and technical assistance on the HREA system, please consult the HREA Help support page.

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