Research Ethics and Governance Office



Important information – Automatic Suspension of Ethics Applications with expired Ethics Approval

From Wednesday 28 June 2023, REGIS will deploy a new feature that automatically changes the status of any study with expired ethics approval for at least a year to “Suspended”. This means that the ethics approval will be suspended.

If this affects one of your studies, you will automatically receive an email from the Research Ethics and Governance Office providing instructions on what to do next.

If you have any queries, please contact: SLHD-RPAEthics@health.nsw.gov.au                                                                                                                                                                                                 


From 22 December 2018, the RPA Research Ethics and Governance Office will transition to the new Research Ethics Governance Information System (REGIS). The Office will receive all new applications through REGIS for ALL study types and sites from this date.

Researchers are encouraged to set-up an account in REGIS https://regis.health.nsw.gov.au/ as soon as possible and should refer to the Quick Reference Guides (QRGS) https://regis.health.nsw.gov.au/how-to/ for instructions on how to create an application in the system.

If you experience technical issues, you are advised to contact the REGIS Helpdesk on 1300 073 447 or email support@f1solutions.com.au. The help desk is open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 7 pm (excluding public holidays).

Submitting a (low or greater than low risk, excl. clinical trials) ethics proposal through REGIS, click here

Submitting a clinical trials ethics proposal through REGIS, click here