Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Animal Research Monitoring and Adverse Events Guidelines

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 3rd October 2019 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 3rd October 2022 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 2nd October 2019 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Brian Kelly
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Research and Innovation Division General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

28 May 2021:  Clauses 18, 40 (table) and 42 amended. Clause 43 added. Amendments require researchers to advise the Animal Welfare Officer immediately when an unexpected adverse event occurs.  Approved by DVCRI, 21 May 2021. 

25 June 2020:  Amended references to UON to University. Administrative amendment, approved by Director, Assurance Services.

This guideline was developed to meet the requirements of the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.

Clauses Amended:Guideline: All

29/05/2023: Division name changed from Research Integrity Unit (RIU) to Research Ethics and Integrity Unit (REIU)

30/05/2023: Division name changed from Animal Services Unit (ASU) to BioResearch Facilities (BRF)