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Prescriptions via telehealth – state and territory rules

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Publication date: 
7 May 2021
Last updated: 
6 October 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

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