RLSSA supports the Australian Sports Anti Doping Agency (ASADA) Pure Performance in Sport Charter.
Please ensure you are familiar with the RLSSA Anti-Doping Policy which is used at the Australian Pool Life Saving Championships.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2017 Prohibited List and Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes which comes into effect on 1 January 2017.
It is vital that all athletes take the necessary time to familiarize themselves with the Prohibited List.
Further information on the Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes as well as the Prohibited List can be found on the ASADA website and WADA website
You can use the Check Your Substances tool on the ASADA website to find out the status of Australian medications.
For further education regarding Anti-Doping in sport, please visit the ASADA e-learning Pure Performance online https://www.asada.gov.au/anti-doping-programmes/education. There is a range of e-learning activities as well as podcasts and anti-doping advice.
If you are unsure of the status of your medication, vitamins or supplements please visit Check Your Substances or call the Anti-Doping hotline 13 000 ASADA (13 000 27232)
International Life Saving Federation Anti Doping Rules 2015
The International Life Saving Federation released the ILS Anti Doping Rules in 2015 which were adopted and implemented in accordance with ILS' responsibilities under the WADA Code to demonstrate ILS' continuing efforts to eradicate doping in sport.
For further information refer to the ILS Anti Doping Rules 2015