Athletes

Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

Athletes may at times need to use a prohibited medication to treat a legitimate medical condition.

Athlete Whereabouts Guide

This document is a guide for athletes who are required to submit whereabouts information.

 

Anti-doping rule violations

Under the World Anti-Doping Code there are ten possible Anti-Doping Rule Violations.

Rule violation management process

Australia has a robust process in place to determine if an athlete or support person has committed a possible anti-doping rule violation (ADRV). This process is legislated and at its heart is the notion of procedural fairness.

Athlete counselling

This initiative provides an athlete, who has been notified of a possible anti-doping rule violation, with free access to independent and confidential counselling with qualified professionals.

Education

All members of Australia's sporting community can now access a range of anti-doping education programs and contribute to protecting our national sporting integrity.

World Anti-Doping Code

First adopted in 2004, the Code is the document that harmonises regulations regarding anti-doping across all sports and all countries. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) considers the Code to be a live document by evolving and building on the experience gained over time.

Testing

Sample collection (also known as doping control or drug testing) is an essential part of promoting and protecting doping-free sport. It is the process to detect and/or deter the use of a prohibited substance, or prohibited method, by an athlete.

Athlete privacy

When collecting, storing, using and disclosing your personal information we are bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (which incorporates the Australian Privacy Principles), the ASADA Act and the ASADA Regulations (which cont

Whereabouts

Athletes who are part of the Registered Testing Pool (RTP) need to let us know where they are going to be, at specific times, so we can perform no-advance notice testing.

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