Using the Approval and Reporting System

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

​​​​The Animal Use Online Approval and Reporting System also allows users to:

  • View a list of pre-approved activities
  • Create and submit a Notice of Intent for the future use of a pre-approved activity
  • Create and submit a Completion Advice after the activity has been completed
  • Download and Submit an Activity Request Form, if the activity you are planning is not pre-approved
  • Approve new users to the system

Government schools

Government school staff can access the system using their Edumail username and password.

To access, see: Approval and Reporting System

Principals can edit access to staff as required for the purposes of submitting a notice of intent, submitting an activity request form or submitting completion advice.

For more information, see Approval and Reporting System User Guide (doc - 4.57mb)

Catholic and Independent schools

Catholic and Independent schools must have a valid Scientific Procedures Premises Licence (SPP) before using the system. For more information about the SPPL requirement, see Scientific Procedures Premises Licence

Once the SPPL number is provided to the Department, login details are sent to the school prinicpal. The school principal can edit access to staff as required.

To access, see: Approval and Reporting System

For more information, see Approval and Reporting System User Guide (doc - 4.57mb)