Medicines and poisons safety

Buying medicines online

Go to the Australian Government's Therapeutic Goods Administration website to read more about buying medicines online.

Medicine recalls

Read a list of Australian product recalls for medicines, therapeutic devices and tests on the Therapeutic Goods Administration website.

Poisons information

You can call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 for advice on poisons and poisoning. The centre operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Spray drift complaints

Contact the Pollution Hotline on 1800 064 567 or read more about making a complaint related to chemical misuse.

Unwanted medicines

You can return out-of-date or unwanted medicines to your local pharmacy through the Return Unwanted Medicines project. Your unused medicine will be safely destroyed.

Last updated: 05 February 2019

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