Discover how to develop and run a clinical trial in Australia, from how to get started to registering a clinical trial and applying for ethics approval. Understand what laws, regulations and governance apply to Australian clinical trials.

Starting a clinical trial

Find out what you need to know to get started in clinical trial research in Australia.

Talking to potential participants

Learn what you should keep in mind when talking to people interested in taking part in a trial.

Principles and governance

Learn about the laws, regulations and guidelines that govern clinical trials in Australia.

Good clinical practice

Learn about the international guidelines Australia has adopted that outline good clinical practice when conducting human research.

Apply for ethics approval

Find out about our national approach to applying for ethics approvals, if your clinical trial will involve multiple locations.

Register a clinical trial

Find out how to register a clinical trial in Australia, why it’s important and when you should register to meet international guidelines.