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Human Research Ethics Application (HREA)

The Human Research Ethics Application (HREA) is a streamlined and contemporary ethics application that uses dynamic content and guidance to assist researchers consider and address the principles of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.

The HREA is a web-based application that enables researchers to complete research ethics proposals for submission to Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs), and to assist HRECs to consistently and efficiently assess these proposals.

The HREA provides reference material and relevant guidelines, FAQ, instructional videos, and an online help guide.

The Human Research Ethics Application (HREA) has been designed as a replacement for the National Ethics Application Form (NEAF).