• MEDICAL ADVANCES WITHOUT ANIMALS TRUST

    11th August 2015

    Notice of motion.

    MEDICAL ADVANCES WITHOUT ANIMALS TRUST

    Motion by the Hon. MARK PEARSON agreed to:

    (1)     That this House notes that the Medical Advances Without Animals [MAWA] Trust operates as an independent medical research and educational trust which facilitates the development and use of non-animal based experimental methods by working cooperatively with the research community.

    (2)     That this House acknowledges and congratulates:

    (a)     the leading role that the MAWA is taking in replacing the use of animals and animal products in the field of medical research and consequent improvements in human health;

    (b)     the MAWA for directly funding a wide variety of research projects and advanced scholarships to support research into a vast range of diseases, disorders and disabilities in leading universities and research institutions Australia wide, such as research within the fields of immunology at the University of Sydney and regenerative medicine at the University of Western Sydney; and

    (c)     the recent renewal of the partnership between the MAWA and the Australian National University to establish the Australian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Research.

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