Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to operate a specimen collection centre.

These guidelines outline minimum requirements for the premises and operations of approved pathology collection centres to ensure best practice.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

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Operating address:
Sirius Building, Furzer Street
Woden
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800 020 103

Phone:

02 6289 1555

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