Consumer educational materials

Related information

Whether you are a patient with a chronic condition or a healthy adult regularly taking a multivitamin, you are a consumer of therapeutic goods that are regulated by us. We have developed these educational materials about us to help you understand who we are and what we do.

The role of the TGA

Who we are and what we do

Benefits versus risks approach to regulating therapeutic goods

How we weigh up the benefits of therapeutic goods against their risks

Registered and listed medicines

Find out what the AUST R and AUST L numbers on your medicine packages mean

Travelling with medicines and medical devices

Check what rules and requirements apply when you’re travelling with medicines or medical devices

GP waiting room videos

Travelling with medicines and medical devices