Licence to Use Premises for Teaching or Research Involving Animals - Northern Territory

Service summary

Persons wishing to use premises where teaching or research involving live animals is undertaken, must obtain a licence from the Animal Welfare Authority (AWA). A licensee will be required to establish an Animal Ethics Committee or enter into an agreement with an existing Committee. To date, licences have been granted to a number of Government Agencies and the Charles Darwin University.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


3 Years.


$100 Application fee
$50 Variation fee

Administering agency

Biosecurity and Animal Welfare Division

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1999 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Manager Animal Welfare

Operating address:
CSR Building
Berrimah Research Farm
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address:
PO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801



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