Anti-Doping

The ASC recognised NSOs and NSODs are responsible for:

  • adopting, implementing and enforcing anti-policies that are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and have been approved by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA);
  • accepting the jurisdiction of, and cooperating with, ASADA in relation to possible violations of an NSO/NSOD’s anti-doping policy;
  • complying with all obligations of a sporting administration body and NSOs and NSODs specified under the ASADA legislative framework; and
  • applying sanctions to athletes and athlete support personnel in accordance with applicable anti-doping policies;
  • supporting and assisting Anti-Doping organisations, including ASADA to conduct Doping Control;
  • making their anti-doping policy available to members, athletes and athlete support personnel and persons;
  • developing and implementing anti-doping drug education and information programs for athletes and athlete support personnel;
  • immediately referring all instances of possible Anti-Doping Rule Violations to ASADA for investigation;
  • requiring all athletes and athlete support personnel within their jurisdiction to be bound by the NSO/NSOD’s Anti-Doping Policy; and
  • ensuring that at all times the NSO/NSOD has the authority to enforce its anti-doping policy.

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Australia has competed in every Summer Paralympics since the first games in 1960.

Quick numbers

141 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online coaching course.
10 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
56 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
35 thousand kilometres were swum by Petria Thomas while at the AIS.
26 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online officiating course.
0.5 million people visit the AIS each year.