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.
Athletes competing in sports governed by a World Anti-Doping Code compliant anti-doping policy need to be aware that they can’t just take any drug or medication, or even use certain methods.
Supplements can pose a risk to the health and career of athletes.
Athletes may at times need to use a prohibited medication to treat a legitimate medical condition.
This document is a guide for athletes who are required to submit whereabouts information.
Under the World Anti-Doping Code there are ten possible Anti-Doping Rule Violations.
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.
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.