Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
|Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority|
|Statutory authority overview|
|Formed||March 13, 2006|
|Jurisdiction||Commonwealth of Australia|
|Headquarters||Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia|
|Minister responsible||Peter Dutton, Minister for Sport|
|Statutory authority executive||Aurora Andruska, Chief Executive Officer|
|Parent department||Department of Health|
|Key document||Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006|
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|Doping in sport|
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority is a government department tasked to protect Australia's sporting integrity through the elimination of doping. The authority is part of the Department of Health's portfolio and was established on 13 March 2006 under the Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006.
The ASADA drug tests Australian athletes who compete at state and national levels. The ASADA can also test international athletes if they are competing in events held in Australia. It is also ASADA’s role to inform the sporting community of drugs and related safety issues. The ASADA Advisory Group is relied upon by the Chief Executive Officer as a consultative forum on matter related to the agency's purpose.
- Peter Baume 1991-1998
- Dianne Sias 1999
- Brian Sando 2000-2005
- Richard Ings 2006-2010
- Aurora Andruska 2010 -
Chief Executive Officer 
- Steve Haynes 1991-1995
- Natalie Howson 1995-2001
- John Mendoza 2001-2005
- Richard Ings 2005-2006
With ASADA replacing Australian Sports Drug Agency in 2006, the Chair and Chief Executive positions were combined.
- "About ASADA". ASADA. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2010.
- "Governance". Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Australian Sports Drug Agency - Annual report 1990-1991. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service. 1991.
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