Australian Code of Good Wholesaling Practice for Medicines in Schedules 2, 3, 4 and 8 - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to be involved in the wholesale distribution of therapeutic goods, including biologicals, medicinal products and medical devices for human use.

The code sets out requirements for the use of:

  • buildings and facilities
  • training and functions of personnel
  • storage and handling of stock
  • processing of records and complaints
  • transportation
  • security arrangements and procedures
  • additional measures for management of controlled drugs and other goods with high illicit value.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health and Aged Care

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Contact details

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