Resources, Training & Contacts

Animal Care and Ethics Courses

Further information can be found at Animal Care and Ethics Training Courses

Animal Ethics Legislation and Guidelines

Animal Ethics Legislation

Animal Ethics Legislation

Guidelines specifically developed relating to the implementation of the Animal Research Act, Regulation, and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes 8th Edition 2013 are available here.

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:


Contact us

Animal Care (

Director of Animal Dr Josephine Joya 9385 9912 0466 778 752
Animal Welfare Officer Dr Christina Cho 9385 7389 0466 201 323


Animal Ethics (

Research Ethics & Compliance Support Officer Suzanna Hatchwell 9385 4958
Coordinator, Research Ethics & Compliance Sam Husakovic 9385 6868


ACEC Chairs

Professor Richard Lock Dr Terry Ord


Contact Us

Veterinary Emergency:

Director of Animal Care

Dr Josephine Joya

T: 9385 9912

M: 0466 778 752


Animal Welfare Officer

Dr Christina Cho

T: 9385 7389

M: 0466 201 323


RECS Contact Details