Western Australian Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee

The Western Australian Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee (WAAHEC) is one of only three Aboriginal-specific Human Research Ethics Committees recognised and registered with the National Health and Medical Research Council.

This page contains information about meeting dates, research application process and forms as well as useful links to other organisations that undertake Aboriginal health research.


WAAHEC meeting and application submission due dates: 2015

* Urgent applications may be assessed out of session and meeting dates are subject to change


WAAHEC Committee meeting dates


Application submission due dates



5 March 2015



13 February 2015


7 May 2015



17 April 2015


16 July 2015



19 June 2015


10 September 2015



21 August 2015


10 December 2015



20 November 2015


How do I submit my application?

You will need to:

1. Read the Values and Ethics Statement

2. Fill out an application form and provide supporting documentation where required

(Links to these documents are under the 'Documents' heading below)


When making an application please note:

  • All applicants must complete the WAAHEC application form (we do not accept NEAF)

  • Applications must be typed and sent via email

  • All supporting documentation must also be sent via email

The email address to send your applications to is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Application Form

Values and Ethics Statement (30.22 kB)

Progress report form (42 kB)

Useful links

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AHMRC)


Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA)


Central Australian Human Research Ethics Committee (CAHREC)


National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Northern Territory Human Research Ethics Committee (NT HREC)