AAMRI Submission – Use of primates and other animals in medical research in NSW

AAMRI Submission – Use of primates and other animals in medical research in NSW

16th May, 2022

AAMRI welcomes the inquiry in to the use of primates and other animals in medical research in NSW, and is pleased to provide the Committee with the following information relating to the essential role of animals in medical research.

Recommendations for the NSW Government:

  1. Work with stakeholders to develop accredited training standards and training programs for staff working with animals in research.
  2. Fund initiatives that can help develop alternative methodologies to replace or reduce the number of animals used in medical research.
  3. In conjunction with the federal and other state governments establish a National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research.

Full submission available to download below.