P.A. & W.P. Anti-Doping Policy

Powerlifting Australia is committed to drug-free sport & applies anti-doping rules, based on the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s Model Rules -

PA Anti-Doping Policy


If a PA member takes part in international competition the World Powerlifting anti-doping rules, based on the World Anti-Doping Agency Code also apply -

WP Anti-Doping Rules


Both these sets of rules refer to the WADA list of Prohibited Substances & lifters should become familiar with this -

WADA 2018 Prohibited List


If an athlete requires approval to use a medicine for legitimate medical reasons they must follow a process of applying in advance for approval of this. That process can best be begun by consulting -

ASADA – Therapeutic Use Exemptions