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 Sport Integrity Australia of your inclusion on the Sport Integrity Australia Registered Testing Pool, National 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, National Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a national open team/squad (recurve and compound only) - including athletes with an impairment          

    Artistic Swimming

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

    Athletics

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

    Australian Rules Football

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

    Badminton

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

    Baseball

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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 (men's and women's)
    • National One Day Series (men's and women's)
    • Sheffield Shield

    Cycling

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National Testing Pool or Domestic Testing Pool
    • Any member of a Senior National Squad in the following GymSports:
      • Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG)
      • Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG)
      • Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG)
      • Trampoline Gymnastics (TRP) – Olympic Individual Discipline
      Any member of an event targeted National Squad such as for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games or Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

    Hockey

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

    Judo

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

    Muay Thai

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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 Telstra Women’s Premiership;
    • Any Player contracted to a national open age representative team.

    Rugby Union

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

    Skating - Ice Skating

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

    Squash

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

    Surf Life Saving

    • Any member of the Registered Testing Pool, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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, National 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

    Wheelchair Rugby

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

    Wrestling

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