The Queensland Government is committed to ensuring that all animals in Queensland have appropriate standards of welfare.
Biosecurity Queensland, a service of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, is the government's lead agency for animal welfare activities in Queensland. We develop, monitor and enforce animal welfare policy, legislation and standards, and educate the community about animal welfare.
Using animals for scientific purposes
Animal ethics - the use of animals for scientific purposes
Who to contact for various animal welfare and ethics issues.
Animal Welfare and Ethic guidelines and forms for registration of scientific users, exemption from disclosure, ethic committee details and committee structures.
Links to animal welfare in Queensland, including codes of practice, animal welfare law and pet ownership