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KPIs and guidance

Key performance indicators (KPIs)

Application stage

KPI approval time

New applications 30 business days
Minor amendments 7 business days


Terms of reference

The terms of reference of the Austin Health Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) are available below.

Training and guidance

ANCCART ComPass training

Australian & New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART) offers a free online course. The training covers the Australian Code and NZ Guide and welfare issues relating to animal use in research and teaching. 

Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 

The purpose of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Code is to promote the ethical, humane and responsible care and use of animals for scientific purposes.