Fees

Barwon Health Combined HREC/RGO Fees


In order to meet the increasing costs associated with provision of high quality ethics oversight, and in keeping with the schedule of fees adopted by our Victorian peers, the Barwon Health REGI Unit's fees will be increased effective from 1 September 2017 as outlined in the table of fees below.

Barwon Health will continue to provide ethics oversight without charge for student projects, and research ethics applications from staff members and colleagues, for all projects that do not have commercial or other sources of significant funding.

 

 

Application Type

Review Fee (incl. GST)
Initial Applications (Research Governance Cover Letter is required as part of the initial application)

Commercially Sponsored

 

$5500.00

Investigator Initiated CTN Trial - Commercially Sponsored

Investigator initiated CTN Trial with commercial support; Funding and/or investigational product provided by pharmaceutical or device company.

$2200.00

Investigator Initiated CTN Trial - Non-Commercially Sponsored

Funding obtained from a source other than a pharmaceutical or device company e.g. NHMRC, NIH, a hospital, or collaborative group, etc. The fee applies to the Institution deemed to be the custodian of the Protocol and/or Institution through which a funding application was submitted.

 

$660.00
Amendments

Major Amendments - Commercially Sponsored

Includes significant changes that results in an amendment to the Protocol/PICF/IB, change in the primary hypothesis, change to the design of the study, additional outcomes or exposures, use of additional linkages to other databases, addition of study site, etc.

$660.00

Major Amendments - Non-Commercially Sponsored

Includes significant changes that results in an amendment to the Protocol/PICF/IB, change in the primary hypothesis, change to the design of the study, additional outcomes or exposures, use of additional linkages to other databases, addition of study site, etc.

$220.00

Minor Amendments (Commercially Sponsored Only)

Includes changes to the research team, budget, study dates, definition to the study population (e.g. numbers recruited, increased age range, etc.), additional analysis (statistical or biological), that are not part of the main findings, etc.

 

$220.00

 NB: In some cases, fees for non-commercially funded projects may we waived. Please discuss with REGI to determine eligibility.

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.