Low and neglible risk applications

“Research is ‘low risk’ where the only foreseeable risk is one of discomfort. Where the risk, even if unlikely is more serious than discomfort, the research is not low risk” – National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) (S2.1.6)

The Queensland Low or Negligible Risk (LNR) application form can be accessed through the Online Forms website.

Steps to submitting a low to negligible risk application:

Submit the LNR QLD and SSA (if applicable) via the Online Forms website to obtain a submission code. Please note that this is to obtain a submission code only—this will not submit your application to the CHQ HREC.

Submit 1 original copy of all documentation to the following address:
CHQ HREC
Centre for Children’s Health Research
Level 7, 62 Graham Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Checklist for Low or Negligible Risk Submission

Ensure all supporting documents, including CVs are uploaded against the LNR Qld form via the Online Forms website.

Please note, the original (hardcopy) application must be submitted as the CHQ HREC Office cannot process emailed or faxed copies.

There are no deadlines for submission of LNR studies to the CHQ HREC.

HREC contact details

Please direct all application submissions and general queries to
p: 07 3069 7002 or
e: CHQETHICS@health.qld.gov.au

Mrs Amanda Smith
Co-ordinator
Human Research Ethics Committee
Centre for Children’s Health Research
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Precinct
Level 7, 62 Graham Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

p: 07 3069 7002
e: amanda.smith7@health.qld.gov.au

Professor Alan Isles AM
Chair
Human Research Ethics Committee
Centre for Children’s Health Research
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Precinct
Level 7, 62 Graham Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

p: 07 3069 7002
e: Alan.Isles@health.qld.gov.au