New licence application or licence variation forms
To apply for a new Scientific Procedures Premises Licence, Scientific Procedures Premises Licence (School), Scientific Procedures Fieldwork Licence, or Specified Animals Breeding Licence, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit a variation application, please contact email@example.com for the current forms.
If you are applying for renewal of a current licence due to expire in the 2018–19 financial year, please complete the relevant renewal form below.
Licence renewal forms 2019–2020
If your licence is due to expire in June 2019, please complete the relevant form below.
Form to notify us of Scientific Procedures conducted as Fieldwork
(i.e. procedures conducted at non-licensed premises)
Form to apply to conduct 'death as an end-point' procedures (DAEP)
DAEP procedures are defined in the Australian Code of Practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes as 'those rare procedures where death is the deliberate measure for evaluating biological or chemical processes, responses or effects'. Refer to the Acts, regulations and Codes of Practice page for a link to the Australian code.
- Apply for approval to conduct ''death as an end-point" procedures (PDF - 106.9 KB)
- Apply for approval to conduct ''death as an end-point" procedures (WORD - 38.5 KB)
Animal use return forms for 2018
Animal use returns must be completed and submitted to Animal Welfare Victoria for Scientific Procedures Premises Licences (SPPL), Scientific Procedures Fieldwork Licences (SPFL), and Specified Animals Breeding Licences (SABL) held for any period in 2018, regardless of whether animals were used or not.
The annual return consists of three parts. The Licence holder is responsible for submitting a complete and accurate return. This may include a Part A and a Part C, but MUST include a Part B.
Part B and Part C forms are included in the guidelines.
Complete and accurate returns are due by 31 March 2019.
- Victorian animal use return – submission guidelines (WORD - 234.6 KB) (Part B and C)
- Victorian animal use return form (EXCEL - 5.6 MB) (Part A)
An optional annual AEC self-audit document is available for AECs to work through each year as a means of monitoring their own functioning. Copies of self-audits should be kept for inspection during auditing and may be a useful alternative to traditional annual reports to the institution for which it acts.
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