Monash Animal Research Platform

Overview of Services

The Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP) provides laboratory animal services from several facilities across the Clayton and Parkville campuses and at the Gippsland Field Station. MARP supports approved research projects through high quality supply and care of laboratory animals. We are specialised in rodent supply and reproduction, customised breeding programs and management of the non-human primate facility.

Mission statement: To achieve excellence in the support of biomedical research by the provision of world standard laboratory animal services, following best practice in animal care'.


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John Phelps



Tanya Templeton

Operations Manager - APN, Rodent Experimental & Production


Rachel Borg

Operations Manager- Large Animals


Carolyn Hornstra

Finance Manager



Rodent Facilities

Animal Research Laboratory | 77-ARL

Experimental Animal Facility | 41D-EAF

Rodent Breeding Facility | 41E-RBF

Large Animal Facility | 13F-LAF

Monash Medical Centre | MMCAF

Pharmacy Pharmaceuticals Sciences | PPS


Large Animal Facilities

Large Animal Facility | 41D-LAF

Gippsland Field Station | GFS

Location and hours of operation 

Hours Location



The facility is staffed all week, including weekends 

MARP Head Office

13 Scenic Blvd, Building 41, Clayton



Name Role Phone Email Location
Client Services Unit

61 3 990-20220
Head Office | 13 Scenic Blvd, Building 41 Clayton Campus