Directory of Codes

On this page you will find a list of Codes applicable to compliance management at UNE.  Clicking on the name of a code will take you to more information, where a link is provided.  This may be an external website or document.

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  • Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes 2013 (Cth) - Level 3The Code encompasses all aspects of the care and use of animals for scientific purposes where the aim is to acquire, develop or demonstrate knowledge or techniques in any area of science-for example, medicine, biology, agriculture, veterinary and other animal sciences, industry and teaching. It includes their use in research, teaching associated with an educational outcome in science, field trials, product testing, diagnosis, the production of biological products and environmental studies. Compliance with the Code is a prerequisite for receipt of NHMRC funding. The Australian Code is incorporated by reference into the New South Wales Animal Research Regulation and is central to the conduct of animal research in NSW.
  • Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (Cth) - Level 1The Code shows how to manage breaches of the Code and allegations of research misconduct, how to manage research data and materials, how to publish and disseminate research findings, including proper attribution of authorship, how to conduct effective peer review and how to manage conflicts of interest. It also explains the responsibilities and rights of researchers if they witness research misconduct. Compliance with the Code is a prerequisite for receipt of National Health and Medical Research Council funding.
  • Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies' Guidelines for Ethical Research in Indigenous Studies 2012 (Cth) - Level 3These Guidelines ensure that research with and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples follows a process of meaningful engagement and reciprocity between the researcher and the individuals and/or communities involved in the research.