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USQ AEC

The University of Southern Queensland Animal Ethics Committee (USQ AEC) is established, and it operates in accordance with the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes, 8th edition, 2013
USQ AEC meeting dates

2022 Animal Ethics Committee submission and meeting dates

Submission of items to USQ AEC
Agenda items to USQ AEC USQ AEC meeting dates
Monday 18 July Thursday 21 July  Thursday 11 August
Monday 12 September Thursday 15 September  Thursday 6 October^
Monday24 October Thursday 27 October Thursday 17 November

^ all teaching applications for semester one, 2023 must be submitted for review at  6 October 2022 USQ AEC meeting.

 

2023 Animal Ethics Committee submission and meeting dates

Submission of items to USQ AEC
Agenda items to USQ AEC USQ AEC meeting dates
 Monday 23 January   Thursday 26 January  Thursday 16 February 
 Monday 20 March  Thursday 23 March  Thursday 13 April
 Monday 15 May  Thursday 18 May  Thursday 8 June 
Monday 17 July Thursday 20 July Thursday 10 August
Monday 11 September Thursday 14 September Thursday 5 October^
Monday 6 November Thursday 9 November Thursday 30 November

^ all teaching applications for semester one, 2024 must be submitted for review at  5 October 2023 USQ AEC meeting.

The USQ AEC has vacancies in the following member categories

Category Minimum criteria
 Chair

It is strongly recommended that the Chairperson meets the following criteria: 

  • hold a senior position at the University; and
  • be independent of the care and use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.

The Chairperson may be appointed in addition to Category A to D members. 

 Category D 
  • not employed by or otherwise associated with USQ
  • never been involved in the use of animals for scientific or teaching activities, either in employment or beyond an undergraduate education
  • not fit the requirements for Category A – C membership
Category C
  • demonstrate commitment to, and experience in, furthering the welfare of Animals;
  • hold active membership of, and endorsement by, an Animal welfare organisation (where possible); and
  • not be an Employee of, or otherwise associated with the University. 

Email animal.ethics@usq.edu.au for further information on the University of Southern Queensland Animal Ethics Committee (USQ AEC).