Current News

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

23 May 2012

Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today announced appointments to the first advisory group to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

16 May 2012
ASADA today confirmed media reports that Australian boxer Bianca Elmir tested positive to the presence of diuretics in her urine sample, which was collected at the Australian Boxing Champio
8 May 2012

The Gillard Government will provide more than $300 million in ongoing funding for sport in the 2012-13 Budget to support grassroots participation and high 

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