Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Biosafety and Biosecurity procedure

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Status Historic Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 16th June 2022 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 16th June 2023 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Board The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 8th June 2022 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date 13th November 2023 This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Implementation Officer Matthew Clarke
Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development
+61 3 924 43979
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Responsible Executive Matthew Clarke
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation
+61 3 924 43979
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Matthew Clarke
Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development
+61 3 924 43979
Deakin Research
+61 3 924 68268
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The Biosafety and Biosecurity Procedure is a new procedure to formalise Deakin’s commitment to comply with the Gene Technology Act 2000 (Cth), Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), Biosecurity Act 2015 (Cth), Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (Vic), Plant Biosecurity Act 2010 (Vic) and National Health Security Act
2007 (Cth) which regulate the safe handling and containment of hazardous biological materials. The procedure outlines the responsibilities of all University staff and students to comply with the relevant provisions of this legislation.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All