Policies, procedures, codes and legislation

Responsible Research Conduct

Codes & Guidelines

Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

Singapore Statement

University Policies & Procedures

Responsible Practice in Research RES 1.1

Ownership & Retention of Data RES 17.0

AB-58 Research Degrees

Public Statements and Representation by Members of University Staff and Students C 5.0

Authorship RES 12.2

AB-58 P7 Research Degrees Student Research Misconduct

Code of Good Practice: Research Degrees Management and Supervision

Code of Ethical Conduct

University Activities - Research and Consultancy Guidelines (under review)


Freedom of Information Act (SA) 1991


Human Ethics

Codes & Guidelines

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research

Ethical conduct in research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities: Guidelines for researchers and stakeholders

Keeping research on track II was developed to provide advice on how the values and principles outlined in Ethical conduct in research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities: Guidelines for researchers and stakeholders can be put into practice in research

Guidelines for Ethical Research in Indigenous Studies (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)

NHMRC Guidelines approved under Section 95A of the Privacy Act 1988

NHMRC Guidelines under Section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988

NHMRC Statement on Consumer and Community Participation in Health and Medical Research (the Statement on Participation)

University Policies & Procedures

Human Research Ethics Policy RES 2.3

Guidelines for evaluation activities


Privacy Act (Cth) 1988

Spam Act (Cth) 2003


Animal ethics

Codes & Guidelines

Australian Code for the Care and Use of animals for scientific purposes 8th Ed (2013)

Guidelines to promote the wellbeing of animals used for scientific purposes: The assessment and alleviation of pain and distress in research animals (2008)

University Policies & Procedures

Care and Use of Animals for Teaching and Research Purposes RES 3.3


National Parks and Wildlife Act (SA) 1972

Wilderness Protection Act (SA) 1972

Crown Land Management Act (SA) 2009

Animal Welfare Act (SA) 1985

Animal Welfare Regulations (SA) 2012


Biosafety & Permits

Codes & Guidelines

AS/NZS 2243.3:2010 - Safety in laboratories - Microbiological aspects and containment facilities

Guidelines for the Transport, Storage and Disposal of GMOs

University Policies & Procedures

University of South Australia Biosafety Manual

Biological Hazards and Genetically Modified Organisms RES 4.3

Ionising Radiation Policy HR 29.1

Non-ionising Radiation Policy HR 30.0


Gene Technology Act (Cth) 2000

Gene Technology Act (SA) 2001

National Health Security Act (Cth) 2007

Radiation Protection and Control Act (SA) 1982

Defence Trade Controls Act (Cth) 2012

Defence and Strategic Goods List

Autonomous Sanctions Act (Cth) 2011

Biosecurity Act (Cth) 2015

Plant Health Act (SA) 2009

Plant health Regulations (SA) 2009

Dangerous Goods Regulations