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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.
the system of access controls for goods containing scheduled substances
the outcomes of the administration of scheduled substances by the Secretary and by the associated committees
the effect of the amendments on the therapeutic goods industry and on individual parties within the industry
whether there are adequate avenues for review of decisions made by the Secretary
and may make recommendations of further changes to the scheduling regime.
The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to all Elders both past and present.