Australian state parliament conducts inquiry about use of animals in research-your views are needed!

Speaking of Research

February 28th 2022

In news from Down Under, the parliament of New South Wales (Australia’s most populous state) has called for an “Inquiry into the use of primates and other animals in medical research in New South Wales”. The inquiry is being run by the Health portfolio of the upper house (Legislative Council; equivalent to a Senate), and seeks submissions on the following topics:

  1. the nature, purpose and effectiveness of medical research being conducted on animals in New South Wales, and the potential public health risks and benefits posed by this research;
  2. the costs associated with animal research, and the extent to which the New South Wales and Federal Government is commissioning and funding the importing, breeding and use of animals in medical research in New South Wales;
  3. the availability, effectiveness and funding for alternative approaches to animal research methods and technologies, and the ability of researchers to…

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Author: 21st Century Library & Information Technology Network [Information & Knowledge Dissemination Platform By Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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