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Review of the arrangements for the scheduling of medicines and poisons

20 March 2013

This consultation closed on 29 April 2013.

The Australian Government Department of Health wishes to advise that the Report by the Scheduling Review Panel - Review of Arrangements for Scheduling Substances under Part 6-3 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 - September 2013 was tabled on 10 December 2013 in both House of Parliament in accordance with the requirements of the Act. The document is now available from the department's website - Review of Medicines and Poisons Scheduling Arrangements

  1. the system of access controls for goods containing scheduled substances
  2. the outcomes of the administration of scheduled substances by the Secretary and by the associated committees
  3. the effect of the amendments on the therapeutic goods industry and on individual parties within the industry
  4. whether there are adequate avenues for review of decisions made by the Secretary

and may make recommendations of further changes to the scheduling regime.

For more information visit the scheduling review webpage: Review of Medicines and Poisons Scheduling Arrangements