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Welcome to the Research Governance Service (RGS)​

RGS supports the research governance framework for all human research conducted within WA Health or accessing WA Health participants, their tissue or data.

The RGS is a centralised IT system for investigators, project members, sponsors, site administrators, Human Research Ethics Committees and Research Governance Offices. Enabling the completion, submission, administration​, tracking and reporting of ethics and governance applications through the ethics approval and site authorisation processes.

The RGS must be used to process all ethics and governance applications involving WA public health organisations. 
IE11 or Chrome (latest version) web browsers must be used for RGS, other web browsers are not supported.

RGS Help Quick Links

RGS Help

RGS Quick Start Guide for New User

RGS User Guides​ 

 RGS User Videos​ - *New*

 About RGS 

*What's new in RGS?* / FAQs / Glossary

19/03/2018 9:36 AM*New* NHMRC Supplementary guidance for safety monitoring and reporting in clinical trials
19/03/2018 9:25 AM*New* WAHTN Research Education Training Program online courses
19/03/2018 9:25 AM*New* Australian Clinical Trial Handbook March 2018 is now available
22/01/2018 3:01 AMRGS Budget Form Presentation 2017
22/01/2018 3:02 AMRGS Newsletter January 2018 - *New RGS changes deployed on 19 Jan 2018 (including research complaints module)*
19/01/2018 11:35 AMNational Mutual Acceptance (NMA) Presentation & Guidelines 2017
Research Skills Seminar Series 2018 - Scientific WritingPrincess Margaret Hospital - MacDonald Lecture Theatre, Admin Building, Roberts Rd Subiaco23/03/2018 12:30 PM23/03/2018 1:30 PM
Research Skills Seminar Series - Ethics for ResearchPrincess Margaret Hospital - MacDonald Lecture Theatre, Admin Building, Roberts Rd Subiaco6/04/2018 12:30 PM6/04/2018 1:30 PM
Health Economics Workshop:  "INCLUDING HEALTH ECONOMICS INTO YOUR GRANT APPLICATION" Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park , WA 600816/04/2018 9:00 AM16/04/2018 12:30 PM
Science on the SwanEsplanade Hotel, Fremantle1/05/2018 12:00 AM3/05/2018 11:59 PM

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Technical Assistance:

Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm AWST (Mon - Fri)
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