Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about:

  • the status, ownership, approval, review and implementation of this version of this document
  • contact details for who can help with enquiries about application and interpretation and
  • a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Because committees and positions can change over time, current information about policy approval pathways should be obtained from   

Animal Ethics Conscientious Objection Procedure

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th July 2022 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 8th July 2027 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Chief Executive The noted authority approved this version of the document. The Policy Framework Policy defines the current positions and committees that have authority to approve policies and procedures
Approval Date 8th July 2022 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Policy Implementation Officer Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
This is the designated subject matter expert and contact person for enquiries relating to content and implementation
Policy Owner Frances Coppolillo
Chief Executive
This is the member of Executive with responsibility for the document
Author Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
This is the author of record for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in Melbourne Polytechnic's new Policy Register. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and in effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All

Version History

Edition 1: Frances Coppolillo, Chief Executive – 8/07/2022 – New Animal Ethics Conscientious Objection Procedure.

Addition of procedure to further support Students who are engaging in Teaching that involves the use of animals.

This procedure update has taken into consideration the Veterinary and Animal care industry sector improvements to support professional practicians mental health.  These improvements include recognition of negative mental health impacts for practitioners in this sector as well as inserting mental health resilience into qualifications.