Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (TGAC) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (TGAC) if you intend to advertise or sell therapeutic goods.

The object of the Code is to ensure that the marketing and advertising of biologicals and therapeutic goods to consumers is conducted in a manner that promotes the quality use of therapeutic goods, is socially responsible and does not mislead or deceive the consumer.

Please note that there are various codes for medicines, medical devices and chemicals which are amended on a regular basis.

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Health
Therapeutic Goods Administration

Act(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Information Officer
Department of Health
Therapeutic Goods Administration


Operating address:
136 Narrabundah Lane
Symonston
Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address:
PO Box 100
Woden
Australian Capital Territory 2606

Phone:

02 62328644

Phone:

1800020653

Fax:

02 62031605
info@tga.gov.au

Supporting information

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