Prescriptions via telehealth – state and territory rules

Arrangements for image-based prescribing implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will cease on 31 March 2022. Electronic prescribing is now widely available in Australia and provides an option for supporting telehealth consultations and enabling supply of medicines.

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Prescriptions via telehealth – state and territory rules

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Paper prescriptions are still available. Other prescribing options, such as emergency supply arrangements which existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic also remain available.

This document covers:

  • Interim arrangements for prescriptions
  • Individual state and territory arrangements
    • Australian Capital Territory
    • New South Wales
    • Northern Territory
    • Queensland
    • South Australia
    • Tasmania
    • Victoria
    • Western Australia

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