The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is a government statutory authority that aims to protect the health of athletes, as well as the integrity of sport. To achieve this, ASADA conducts World Anti-Doping Code-compliant anti-doping activities with a focus on: - Deterrence, through communication and education initiatives, including building awareness with athletes, support personnel and other stakeholders. - Detection, through the implementation of an integrated programme of intelligence gathering, targeted testing, and investigation of possible ADRVs. - Enforcement, by managing cases of possible Anti-Doping Rule Violations and presenting these cases at hearings and appeals.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    13 March 2006

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 1744, Fyshwick ACT 2609

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chief Executive Officer Mr. David Sharpe 25 September 2017 24 September 2022

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
ASADA Anti-Doping Hotline 13 000 27232 9am - 5pm (EST) Monday to Friday Check the status of substances over the phone. Athlete and National Sporting Organisations queries in relation to Athlete Whereabouts.
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