High quality animal care in the service of high quality animal research.
Animal Care Services is governed by the UWA Board of Animal Facilities which is an advisory committee to the Vice-Chancellor. The role of the board is to ensure the compliance, management, improvements and budget of the animal facilities at UWA.
Animal Care Services (ACS) supports teaching, biological and biomedical research projects in a range of contained housing environments and research facilities for:
Wildlife and farm-based research must be discussed with the Head of the School of Animal Biology in the first instance.
Animal Care Services facilitates the housing and management of animals and provides:
Our staff are willing to assist and liaise at all stages with the development of research projects.
At UWA, animal welfare is everyone’s responsibility and any concerns must be immediately reported to the Director, Animal Care Services and the animal welfare officer.