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Archived ANZTPA information

In September 2003, the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand signed a Treaty agreeing to establish a joint scheme for the regulation of therapeutic products in Australia and New Zealand (referred to as ANZTPA).

A 'Statement of Intent' signed by the Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers on 20 June 2011 reaffirmed this commitment and a plan to progressively establish a joint regulatory scheme was agreed.

On 20 November 2014 the Australian and New Zealand Governments agreed to cease efforts to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator, the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA). See: Joint statement by Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health for Australia, and Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health for New Zealand, regarding ANZTPA

The latest ANZTPA information is available on the ANZTPA website.