All research or teaching activities with gene technology and Risk Group 2 or higher microorganisms required approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
Explore the areas below for information on the application process, managing approval, training requirements, and resources.
Background information about Committee policies, processes and support offered.
Meeting dates, application forms and processes.
Access to biosafety training resources and information about training requirements.
Management and containment of biological hazards including pathogenic microorganisms and samples containing these.
Management and containment of gene technology dealings and genetically modified organisms.
Import and export of biological goods, including interstate and overseas transport and permit requirements.
Certification and management of physical containment facilities.
Measures to be implemented in the event of an incident.
Additional information and resources to help you understand biosafety requirements.
For assistance with biosafety matters, including the preparation and submission of applications to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), please contact the Biosafety Officer and IBC Executive Officer.
Professor Melissa Brown
College of Science and Engineering
Biosafety Officer / IBC Executive Officer
For information contact
Biosafety Incident Support and Reporting
Phone: 08 8201 5277
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