2021 Australian Anti-Doping Policy

Blind Sports Australia has recently approved it’s 2021 Anti-Doping Policy which came into effect on 1 January 2021. 

The Blind Sports Australia anti-doping policy is the Australian National Anti-Doping Policy and can be found on the Sport Integrity Australia website at https://www.sportintegrity.gov.au/what-we-do/anti-doping/world-anti-doping-code/australian-national-anti-doping-policy .

All members, participants and non-participants in the sport of Blind Sports Australia are bound by these rules. This includes athletes, support personnel and employees whose employment contracts enables this.

It is important that all members understand their obligations under the new policy. Changes include a new anti-doping rule violation of retaliation, a category of athletes that is lower-level and flexibility related to sanctioning for certain levels of athletes/participants.

Further information can be found here https://www.sportintegrity.gov.au/what-we-do/anti-doping/world-anti-doping-code/2021-world-anti-doping-code

Fact sheet

Attached is a fact sheet highlighting the major changes that the new Anti-Doping Policy covers, with specific detail able to be found within the policy itself.