General approval - medicines - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out any of the following types of regulated activity with regulated medicine:

  • emergency first aid
  • acute health conditions at isolated sites
  • emergency management of animals.

In addition to these three classes, bespoke general approvals may also be granted to applicants to cater for unique or unusual circumstances.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements vary depending on which category of general approval you are applying for. However, you may be required to prepare a substance management plan.


As specified


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Approval time

Up to 90 days

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Healthcare Approvals and Regulation Unit

Contact details

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Healthcare Approvals and Regulation Unit

Queensland Health