Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Biosafety - Packaging and Transport of Biological Materials Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 17th September 2021
Review Date 17th September 2024
Approval Authority Associate Provost Research Institutes & Centres
Approval Date 15th September 2021
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Penelope Steer-Cope
Senior Manager, Research Infrastructure and Biosafety
+61 3 9919 4199
Accountable Officer Andrew Hill
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research & Impact
Enquiries Contact Stacey Lloyd
Acting Senior Manager, Research Infrastructure & Biosafety
9919 8270

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This Procedure explains the requirements for packaging and transporting biological material considered to be a biological hazard. Transport of material can be internal within the University, or external, to other organisations or locations.

Professor Stephen Gray approved as Acting DVC Research. 

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All


09/02/2023: Position name changed from Manager, Research Infrastructure and Biosafety (MRIB) to Senior Manager, Research Infrastructure and Biosafety (SMRIB); updates to links.  Summary of Roles & Responsibilities table, 36, 48, 60, 75, 78.


03/03/2023: Position name changed from Director, Research Services (Dir RS) to Executive Director, Research Services (EDRS)