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AH&MRC Human Research Ethics Committee wins a Indigenous Governance Award.

In its 25th year, the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW Human Research Ethics Committee has received from Reconciliation Australia, an Indigenous Governance Award.

On Wednesday the 8 th of June 2022 at the ICC Sydney, The Indigenous Governance Awards ceremony, hosted by Reconciliation Australia and the BHP Foundation, acknowledged and celebrated outstanding examples of governance in Indigenous led non-incorporated initiatives, projects, or within small to large businesses.

Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council Human Research Ethics Committee (AH&MRC HREC) was nominated for category 1 of the awards and won the award against some amazing finalists within the category.

Kelly Jones, representative of AH&MRC and Research Ethics Coordinator states “This award means a lot for the organisation and team and we’re proud to have annually reviewed over 100 submissions, to ensure that any research about Aboriginal people conducted in NSW is ethically correct.”

AH&MRC HREC was established in 1996 to ensure that research conducted with and about Aboriginal people in NSW is conducted both ethically and culturally. It stood out to the judges because of its long and committed history in a space that is often overlooked.

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