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.
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.
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.
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
Learn what will happen during and after a testing session.
This change will only affect those athletes in the Registered Testing Pool (RTP) who are required to provide their whereabouts information for no-advance notice out-of-competition testing.
The Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) is an electronic record of an athlete's biological values that is developed over time from multiple collections of blood and urine samples.
Athletes and support personnel can use Global DRO (online search tool) to find out whether the most commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medicines in Australia are permitted or prohibited in their sport.
Under the WADA Code some athletes are classified as being allowed to apply for a retroactive TUE (rather than applying in-advance). These are usually athletes competing below National level