Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (TGAC) - Australian Government


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.

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.

Other resources

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

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