Biosafety and biosecurity information for staff and students

Information for staff and researchers on safety aspects and legislation governing the use of micro-organisms and biological materials at Deakin.

Microbiological safety

Information about working safety with microorganisms and biological materials.

Gene technology (OGTR)

Information about the requirements for dealings with Genetically Modified Organisms.


Information on the requirements for imported biological material and export control regulations.

Security Sensitive Biological Agents (SSBAs)

Information on the requirements for SSBAs.

Induction and Training

All induction requirements and specific training information for staff/researchers.

Forms, guidelines and legislation

Relevant forms and documents for those conducting research.


Submit an application to the Laboratory and Biosafety Committee and determine the submission deadlines.

Laboratory and Biosafety Committee

Information about the Laboratory and Biosafety Committee (LBC) including login for committee members.

References and resources

For general information about safety standards and helpful external links.

Contact us

For Questions and General Enquiries.

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