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Labelling project 99/00 Effective by design

30 April 2000

This paper was released in April 2000 for comment. It remains on this website as a historical reference.

Discussion paper on possible reforms to the regulation of the labelling of medicines in Australia.

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Contents Effective by design

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Why is there a need for change?
  • Proposals
  • Issues and concepts
  • Contributors
  • Appendix 1 Current regulation of the labelling of medicines
  • Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (extracts)
  • Appendix 2 Other relevant reviews
  • Appendix 3 State and Territory regulation of the labelling of medicines
  • Appendix 4 Stakeholder perspectives
  • Appendix 5 Federal Register OTC medicines labelling
  • Appendix 6 References