The NSLHD Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) considers the ethical acceptability of all research protocols involving animals conducted under the jurisdiction of Northern Sydney Local Health District.
The AEC operates in accordance with the NSW Animal Research Act (1985), Animal Research Regulation (2010) and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes (8th Edition 2013).
If you intend to conduct research at the Kearns Facility, Kolling Institute, your new submission or amendment MUST be discussed with the Animal House Manager at least two weeks prior to the meeting closing dates (per the submission deadlines).
Click here for AEC submission deadlines and meeting dates. The AEC Executive committee meets on the same day as the Full AEC. Submissions to the executive committee must be received by the Research Office no later than 12pm on the Monday preceding the meeting.