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Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Homœopaths, along with other complementary practitioners, are also regulated by the Therapeutic Goods administration with regards to advertising and therapeutic claims.

https://www.tga.gov.au/complementary-medicines

https://www.tga.gov.au/publication/australian-regulatory-guidelines-complementary-medicines-argcm

Homoeopathic practitioners are exempted from legislation that covers the "Manufacturing of therapeutic goods":

where the preparation is for use in the course of his or her business and:

  1. the preparations are manufactured on premises that the person carrying on the business occupies and that he or she is able to close so as to exclude the public; and

  2. the person carrying on the business:

    1. supplies the preparation for administration to a particular person after consulting with that person; and

    2. uses his or her judgement as to the treatment required.

https://www.tga.gov.au/book-page/complementary-medicine-practitioner-medicines-and-exemptions

https://www.tga.gov.au/complementary-medicine-regulation-basics

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