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The bodies responsible for ethical approval are the Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs). These are located at universities, research organisations, hospitals, and health departments and are available in all States and Territories. HRECs also provide guidance to researchers on how to best benefit Indigenous communities. The HRECs listed below deal with research relating to Indigenous people, either exclusively or as part of their mandate. A comprehensive list of general HRECs, including HRECs dealing with non-Indigenous research only, is avaiable from the NHMRC online list.
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|Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|
|Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC)||Non-government||NSW|
|Aboriginal Health Research and Ethics Committee||Non-government||SA|
|Australian Insitute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Research Ethics Committee||Government||ACT|
|Behavioural and Social Sciences Ethical Review Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|Brotherhood of St Laurence Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||VIC|
|Cairns Base Hospital Ethics Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|Central Australian Human Research Ethics Committee||Government||NT|
|Centre for Human Research in Criminal Justice, Justice Health Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|
|Charles Darwin University Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NT|
|Coronial Ethics Committee||Government||WA|
|CQ University Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|Curtin University of Technology Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||WA|
|Departmental Ethics Committee, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DEC)||Government||National|
|Greater Western Area health Service Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|
|Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|Human Research Ethics Committee of Northern Territory Departemnt of Health and Community Services and Menzies School of Health Research||Non-government||NT|
|Human Research Ethics Committee, Queensland University of Technology||Non-government||QLD|
|Hunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|
|Institute for Eye Research Human Ethics Committee, Cooperation Research Centre Vision||Non-government||NSW|
|James Cook University Human Ethics Sub-Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|La Trobe Regional Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||VIC|
|Macquarie University Ethics Review Committee, Human Research||Non-government||NSW|
|Murdoch University Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||WA|
|NSW Institute of Psychiatry Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|
|Royal District Nursing Services Ethics Committee||Non-government||SA|
|SA Department of Health Human Research Ethics Committee||Government||SA|
|The Department of Health WA Human Research Ethics Committee (DoHWA HREC)||Government||WA|
|Toowoomba Health Service District Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|University of South Australia Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||SA|
|University of Southern Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||QLD|
|University of Tasmania Human Research Ethics||Non-government||TAS|
|University of Western Australia Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||WA|
|University of Wollongong and South Eastern Sydney and Illawara Area Health Service and Humanities, Social Science and Behavioural Human Research Ethics Committee||Non-government||NSW|