In-advance Therapeutic Use Exemption

Certain sports and athletes require an in-advance Therapeutic Use Exemption prior to taking medications containing substances or methods prohibited under the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.

If you are an athlete in a sport listed below and you meet one or more of the criteria, you will need to apply for an in-advance TUE. 

If you have been notified by ASADA of your inclusion on the ASADA Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool you are required to apply for an in-advance TUE irrespective if your sport is listed below or not.

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    Archery

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad (recurve and compound only) - including athletes with an impairment                                                                                                                                                         

    Athletics

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including para athletes

    Automobile Racing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool

    Australian Rules Football

    • Any player participating in the AFL, AFLW, WAFL, NEAFL, VFL, SANFL, QAFL and TSL

    Badminton

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
      Any member of a national open team/squad including - athletes with a disability

    Baseball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad
    • Any player competing in the Australian Baseball League

    Basketball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool                                                                  
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including wheelchair basketball
    • Any player participating in the NBL or WNBL

    Bobsleigh / Skeleton

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad -including athletes with an impairment

    Boxing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including athletes with an impairment

    Canoeing / Kayaking

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including athletes with an impairment

    Cricket

    • Any member of a national open team/squad
    • Any player participating in the following events:
    • Big Bash League (mens and womens)
    • National One Day Series (mens and womens)
    • Sheffield Shield

    Cycling

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including athletes with an impairment
    • Any athlete planning to compete at the Elite National Championships (Road, Track, Mountain Bike, BMX)

    Diving

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including athletes with an impairment

    Equestrian

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad including athletes with an impairment

    Fencing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Football / Soccer

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment
    • Any player participating in the A-League Y-League or W-League

    Golf

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Gymnastics

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a Senior National Squad and/or Team member - including athletes with an impairment     

    Hockey

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment
    • Any player participating in HockeyOne                                                        

    Ice Racing / Speed Skating

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool

    Judo

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Karate

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Lawn Bowls

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Luge

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad, including athletes with an impairment

    Modern Pentathlon

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Motorcycling

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool

    Muay Thai

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Netball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment
    • Any player contracted to an Suncorp Super Netball team

    Powerlifting

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Rowing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Rugby League

    • Any Player contracted to an NRL Club and eligible to play in the competition currently known as the NRL Telstra Premiership, including:     
      • A contracted NRL Top 30 Player or equivalent;                                                                                                                                                            
      • A Contracted NRL Development List Player or equivalent;                                                                                                                                    
      • A Contracted NRL Training Contract Player or equivalent.
      • Any player contracted to an NRL Club and eligible to play in the competition currently known as the NRL Holden Women’s Premiership;
    • Any Player contracted to a national open age representative team.

    Rugby Union

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
      Any member of a national open team/squad                                                                                                                        
    • Any member of the National U20s team/squad
    • Any player contracted to a super rugby team
    • Any player participating in the National Rugby Championship                                                                                           
    • Any player participating in the Super W competition

    Sailing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad (Olympic or Paralympic classes)

    Shooting

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Ski and Snowboard

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Softball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Sport Climbing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Surfing

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad

    Surf Life Saving

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Swimming

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Table Tennis

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Tae Kwon Do

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Tennis

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment
    • Any player who participates in the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff

    Triathlon

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment
    • Any athlete with a professional licence from Triathlon Australia

    Volleyball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Water Polo

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment

    Weightlifting

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment                                      
    •  Any athlete registered in ADAMS and submitting whereabouts     

    Wrestling

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad - including athletes with an impairment