Resources & Contacts

Animal Ethics Legislation and UNSW Policy
Animal Ethics Guidelines

ARRP Guidelines

Note that it is a condition of UNSW's Accreditation as an Animal Research Establishment with the NSW regulator that unless otherwise approved by the ACEC, animals should be housed in accordance with the below guidelines:

NHMRC Guidelines

Specific guidelines relating to the implementation of the Code which should be consulted regarding the use of various species of animals for research and teaching purposes:


UNSW ACEC and Veterinary Guidelines, Standards, Monitoring Sheets and Templates

UNSW ACEC and Veterinary Guidelines, Monitoring Sheets and Templates

For all approved ACEC and Veterinary Guidelines and Templates please click here.


UNSW ACEC Standards

Contact us

Animal Care and Veterinary Emergencies  (

Director of Animal Care

Dr Josephine Joya

0466 778 752

Senior Animal Welfare Officer

Dr Lucie Nedved

0491 049 254

Animal Welfare Officer              

Dr Arthur Chau

0491 024 828


Animal Ethics (

Manager, Research Ethics & Compliance


Research Ethics & Compliance Officer

Suzanna Hatchwell

9065 8489

Research Ethics & Compliance Officer

Nancy Anders

9065 8362

ACEC Chairs

Professor Richard Lock

A/Prof Terry Ord