This week, the National Health and Medical Research Council released a policy statement on Forced Swim test and Smoke test in animals, and strongly recommends to stop this research method.

Animal welfare advocates like Animal-Free Science Advocacy welcome the policy, but says the Federal government should ban these methods.

Image: Image supplied by Animal-Free Science Advocacy

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Rachel Smith – Chief Executive Officer of Animal-Free Science Advocacy

First aired on The Wire, Friday 15 December 2023