Current News

The most recent media statements, Ministerial media statements and blogs.

28 April 2012

The Minister for Sport Kate Ellis has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive for the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

27 April 2012

Did you know that ASADA can partner with your organisation to develop a bespoke anti-doping education program?

21 March 2012
The Australian Rugby Union’s (ARU) decision to impose a two-year ban on amateur rugby player Mitchell Spackman for the attempted use of growth hormone releasing peptide (
13 March 2012

Athletes or support personnel claiming a lack of education as an excuse for breaching their sport’s anti-doping policy are doing themselves a disservice.

10 March 2012

The global effort to eliminate doping from sport has been given a boost following the completion of the first international anti-doping intelligence course run by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping

7 March 2012
The decision by the Queensland Rugby League’s (QRL) Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a two-year ban on regional rugby league player Josh Earl for refusing to submit to in-competition testing
1 March 2012

Australian athletes competing or training in China, Mexico, and countries in the European Union (EU) should be aware of important information released by international anti-doping organisations reg

23 February 2012

Drugs, medications and substances listed on the ASADA website are only brand-name products sold in Australia.

16 February 2012

Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today announced Australia’s most comprehensive anti-doping programs for teams competing at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.