There are no fees for non-sponsored trials.
A flat fee of $4400.00 (inclusive of GST*) will be charged to all commercial companies submitting research proposals. This fee is common to all ethics committees and is to cover costs of assessment
This is a once off upfront fee (non-refundable) for commercially sponsored drug and device trials. This covers all amendments / changes throughout the period of the trial.
If the sponsor is an overseas company a local contact must be given.
To allow the sponsor sufficient time to raise a cheque so that it may be submitted with the initial application, the Principal Investigator must advise the HREC Coordinator of the following information as soon as possible so that a complying tax invoice can be generated as required by law:
Researchers should ensure that this fee is included in the budget/contract with the sponsoring company.
Cheques are to be made out to Australian Hospital Care (The Avenue) Pty. Ltd.
Alternately the Hospital ABN is 12 072 759 338
* GST is not payable if the sponsor is an overseas company and does not have an Australian subsidiary and there is no Australian-based contract research organisation supporting the sponsor for the study. As a rule, the same applies if the sponsor is an overseas company and the agreement is between the sponsor and the Principal Investigator and data are sent directly to the sponsor even if support is being provided by an Australian-based contract research organisation.