NHMRC has a legislated role in providing high quality evidence based health advice to government and the community.
2016 NHMRC Standards for Guidelines
NHMRC’s 2016 Standards for Guidelines were developed by NHMRC’s Advisory Group on the Synthesis and Translation of Research Evidence in order to bring Australia’s standards for guidelines up to date and into line with similar standards internationally.
They are applicable to all guidelines containing recommendations for clinical practice, public health and environmental health.
NHMRC’s Guideline Approval Program
NHMRC approval of a clinical practice guideline developed by another organisation indicates that the guideline is of a high quality, based on the best available evidence and developed to rigorous standards.
Find out how to seek NHMRC approval of your guideline
Resources for guideline developers
NHMRC has a variety of resources for guideline developer.
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Development Register
The Guidelines Register is for Australian guideline developers to share information about their guideline in development.
Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal
The Portal has been developed to help Australian clinicians and consumers access clinical practice guidelines via a single entry point.
NHMRC develops clinical practice, population health and ethics guidelines.
Guideline activity in Australia
NHMRC monitors guideline activity in Australia and describes trends in important quality indicators.