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Legislation for specific industries or health topics

Food safety legislation

Queensland legislation and legislative instruments on food safety.

Human Rights Act 2019

Queensland Health is committed to a culture that protects and promotes human rights.

Medicines and poisons

Find licencing and fee information, approvals and authorities for specific uses of medicines and poisons; and guidelines about manufacturing, wholesale and retail sale of medicines and poisons.

Mental Health

Read about the Mental Health Act 2016 and access resources that explain the key provisions, objects and principles of the Act.

Private facilities legislation

Queensland legislation for private hospital facilities.

Public Health Act 2005

The Public Health Act aims to protect and promote the health of the Queensland public through cooperation between the state government, local governments, health care providers and the community.

Radiation legislation

Information regarding radiation regulation and compliance including legislation, protocols, standards, compliance and safety and protection plans.

Research guidelines and legislation

Details of relevant legislative framework and guidelines that all Human research is to be conducted within. From the Research Ethics and Governance Unit, Office of Health and Medical Research.

Termination of pregnancy legislation

On 17 October, the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018 was passed in Queensland Parliament.

Tobacco legislation

Queensland legislation for tobacco and smoking products.

Last updated: 9 September 2016