Blog: Christmas and New Year shutdown

17 December 2014

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s (ASADA) office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

ASADA’s office will close on Wednesday, 24 December and will re-open on Friday, 2 January 2015.

ASADA’s testing programme will continue to operate during the closure.

All RTP athletes must provide their Whereabouts this summer. It is important to update any changes to your Whereabouts information over the holiday period.

Some options on the ASADA Hotline (13 000 27232) may not be available during the shutdown period.

Below are some alternative options that might address your needs, as well as Hotline options operating over the shutdown period.

Websites
The ASADA or ASDMAC website might be able to answer your immediate questions.

Checking a medication
If you need to check an Australian medication or a substance, try the online tool on the ASADA website in the first instance. If you require additional assistance call 13 000 (ASADA) 27232 and select option 1. If unattended please leave a message.

Whereabouts
If you have an urgent Whereabouts enquiry or issue, send an email or call 13 000 ASADA (27232) and select option 2. If unattended please leave a message.

Stamp Out Doping
If you want to confidentially report suspicious doping activity in sport, ASADA’s Stamp Out Doping online form is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Therapeutic Use Exemption
For urgent matters relating to Therapeutic Use Exemptions send an email to ASDMAC or call 13 000 ASADA (27232) and select option 4. If unattended please leave a message.

Non-urgent enquiries will be dealt with when the office re-opens on 5 January 2014.

Media
Media services will not be operating during the shutdown period. Media services will resume from Friday, 2 January 2015.

Anti-doping resources
A range of anti-doping resources including publications and video content is available online.

All services will resume from Friday, 2 January 2015: