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Annual Report - Achievements & Challenges
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Major Achievements

  • Released major components of the joint regulatory scheme for therapeutic products between Australia and New Zealand (the draft Medicines Rules and Medical Device Rules) for consultation.
  • Progressed towards establishing the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Authority.
  • Progressed international cooperation on the regulation of therapeutic goods through the establishment of a formal agreement with Switzerland, and finalised arrangements with Canada.
  • Established a new regulatory framework for the supply of cosmetics (joint reform initiative between National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme and the Therapeutic Goods Administration).

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