Complaints and Non-Compliance


Researchers and Staff at Charles Sturt University must comply with the Act, relevant legislation and policy. Compliance requirements may include, but not limited to:

  • ensuring appropriate applications are submitted prior to commencement of project
  • timely submission of reporting
  • operating within project protocols and methodology and approvals

Failure to comply with requirements may result in the suspension or termination of your research project and Charles Sturt University staff may be subject to disciplinary action.

Any concerns or complaints should be directed to the Institutional Biosafety Committee in writing via biosafety@

Complaints about the Committee Process

Complaints about Committee processes can be made by participants and non-participants.  Refer to the Complaints Management policy for details.

Conflict Of Interest

In raising complaints and concerns, notice should be taken of the University's Conflict of Interest