3. Fees

Please note: Ethics fees are changing for all applications and amendment requests lodged for consideration by the AIHW Ethics Committee on or after 1 March 2022.

Fee type

Fee amount (inc GST)

Complex / more than low risk application

$1980

Uncomplicated /Low or negligible risk application

$990

Significant amendment

$990

Simple amendment

$0

Fees for applications and amendment requests submitted for consideration by the AIHW Ethics Committee are based on the complexity and risk of the project. The current fee schedule is shown below.

Please note that a quote on the fee payable for an application or amendment is a preliminary step. It is not an assessment of the quality or completeness of the application, whether it meets the Committee’s requirements and/or whether it is ready to proceed to the next meeting of the Committee.

Current fees – to 28 Feb 2022

Fees are subject to change, as published on this website from time to time.

Fee type*

Fee amount (inc GST)

Complex / more than low risk application

$1650

Uncomplicated /Low or negligible risk application

$825

Significant amendment

$825

Simple amendment

$0

*Further information can be found in the following document, which should be read before completing your application: AIHW Ethics Committee application fees schedule 2021.

4. Meeting dates

The AIHW Ethics Committee meets regularly to consider applications and amendments. See Meeting dates and closing dates.