Institutional Ethics Committee

The Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) is an independent body that assesses and monitors research conducted by Foundation House staff and external researchers, which involves Foundation House clients and staff as participants.

The IEC is registered with the National Medical Health and Research Council (NHMRC)  and functions in accordance with the NHMRC’s National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research

IEC Members

  • Father Andrew Hamilton
  • Professor Helen Herman
  • Jill Jameson
  • Dr Caroline Lambert
  • David Manne
  • Dr Dick Sloman
  • Professor Rhonda Small
  • Dr Peter Streker


Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee
Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc.
4 Gardiner Street
Brunswick Victoria 3056

T: (03) 9389 8900
F: (03) 9277 7871


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