Medical research

Last updated: 6 February 2019

The Guidelines under Section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988, 2014 have been issued by the National Health and Medical Research Council with the approval of the Privacy Commissioner. They outline requirements for the protection of privacy in the conduct of medical research.

Note that these guidelines were updated in November 2014 to address minor formatting and content errors in the previous version dated 12 March 2014.

The Guidelines are available on the Federal Register of Legislation. The section 95 guidelines are also available on the National Health and Medical Research Council website Guidelines Approved under Section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988.

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