Please note that from July 2018 the new Ethics Review Manager (ERM) system will replace Online Forms for applications to the Mater Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and from October 2018 will replace the Mater Research Hub to generate new applications to Mater Research Governance. [ Learn More ]
ERM User Guide and FAQs are now available.

Applications for Quality Assurance Activities (Quality Assurance, Audit or Service Evaluation)

To submit an application for a Quality Assurance activity the following documentation must be submitted to the MML HREC via ERM:

1.Complete a Mater Quality Assurance and Exempt Research form to describe:

  • what you are doing and why
  • how and what you expect to achieve
  • that you intend to publish or present your findings
  • why you do not believe this project to be research or why you believe it to be exempt research

2.Upload supporting documentation:

  • Protocol / Project design
  • Current brief CV
  • Data collection tool/s
  • Standards against which you are measuring

Other requirements

Prior to starting your project, you will require Privacy Office approval for the use of Mater data for a secondary purpose.

To obtain Privacy Office approval please email the Privacy Office