Wholesale representative's authority - Queensland

Service summary

You require this licence:

  • to carry or supply samples of Schedule 4 medicines (restricted drugs) while acting as an employee of a restricted drug manufacturer or wholesale licensee
  • to be in possession of Schedule 4 medicines (restricted drugs) for display and or supply to medical, veterinary and or dental practitioners.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Restricted drugs

All drugs included in Schedule 4 of The Poisons Standard - the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP).

Eligibility requirements

You must be a fit and proper person to be allowed to possess Schedule 4 medicines in the State of Queensland.


You are unable to transfer this licence as it is issued to individuals only.


This licence remains in effect for 12 months from the date of granting. You are able to renew this licence by reapplying each year.


You can obtain this licence by completing the application form and submitting it with any required documentation and the prescribed fee to the address specified.   

Administering agency

Queensland Health
Chief Health Officer Branch

Act(s) name

Health Act 1937 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 (Queensland)

Contact details

Queensland Health
Public Health Regulation and Licensing

Mailing address:
PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006


07 3328 9310


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