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Medicines and poisons

Approvals and authorities

Approvals and authorities to allow the use of certain medicines and poisons in ways not covered by specific industry licences (eg: teaching purposes, paramedics, mine sites and island resorts, treatment involving drugs of dependence).

Key partners

Links to other industry and government bodies that are involved in regulation or best practice of medicines, poisons or pest management.

Lost or stolen scheduled medicines

Reporting of lost or stolen medicines to the Department of Health.

Poisons management

Information for those dealing with regulated poisons or hazardous substances to help them meet their regulatory requirements, specifically in relation to disposal of poisons.

Updates and alerts

Read updates on changes to legislation and regulations relating to drugs, medicines and poisons. The alerts cover national and state changes, reviews and amendments.

Last updated: 31 July 2019

Clinical guidelines for medicines

Find guidelines and clinical information like the list of approved medicines, and information about drugs of dependence and medication safety.