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Are Linear's Trials Safe?


  • Every trial at Linear requires approval by an independent ethics committee – registered with the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • Linear follows regulations and guidelines in accordance with international certification under Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and in accordance with TGA (Australia), FDA (USA), EMA (EU) and Medicines Australia guidelines
  • Every volunteer has to provide consent, go through medical questions specific to the trial, is assessed by a qualified doctor and goes through extensive medical examinations to make sure it is safe for them to participate
  • New drugs and therapies have to go through extensive years of testing before they are tested in clinical trials on humans.

About Linear


  • Founded in 2010 by The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research through Western Australian State Government Funding
  • Not-for-profit, 100+ full time staff of doctors, nurses and clinical trial staff
  • A regular winner of The National Export Awards
  • Featured in media, including major TV stations regularly
  • Research Partner of Telethon Kids Institute and Lion’s Eye Institute

Supported by The Federal and State Governments

  • Clinical trials (such as conducted by Linear) are supported by the Federal Government $248m Industry Growth Centres Initiative
  • Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is leading this initiative
  • State Health Minister Roger Cook’s recent visit to Linear was covered by Major TV News Stations, see it here
  • Visit the Australian Government’s Clinical Trial website here

Hawthorn Captain Jarryd Roughead encourages all to be open to clinical trials:

Ready to Help us Research the Next Breakthrough?

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Still have questions about participating in a trial?

You can call us on 1300546327  (1300Linear),  email or book a time to talk to our participant recruitment team here