29 January 2021
Two emergency exemptions that were made to facilitate the supply of ventilators and personal protective equipment in Australia during the COVID-19 emergency will cease on 31 January 2021.
26 August 2020
Dental board practitioners who are registered specialists in oral medicine have now been added to the list of specialist health practitioners who are permitted to initiate treatment using hydroxychloroquine
3 August 2020
Information on advertising of products related to COVID-19, GMP information for sponsors and manufacturers and access to coronavirus tests, medicines and vaccines, including medicine shortages
10 July 2020
The TGA has granted provisional approval to remdesivir ("Veklury", Gilead Sciences Pty Ltd) as the first treatment option for COVID-19.
1 July 2020
Pharmacies can return children's paracetamol liquid formulations to front-of-counter, but the one unit limit on sales remains in place.
2 April 2020
Information about the steps we are taking to make sure there are enough ventilators to match demand during the COVID-19 pandemic
27 March 2020
We have investigated a report that intravenous high-dose vitamin C may be beneficial in the management of COVID-19
24 March 2020
Only certain types of specialists will now be able to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to new patients
20 March 2020
We have investigated claims that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms and found no evidence to support these claims
19 March 2020
Information for consumers about the limits imposed on the supply of some medicines and medical devices to ensure access for those who need them, including the list of affected products