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Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (TGAC) Virtual Workshop

13th - 27th Oct 2021
11:00AM - 1:00PM -
Online: Zoom


Non member: $874.50
Member: $544.50

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In response to industry demand, CHP Australia has developed training seminars on the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code, and supporting regulatory framework.

We can also provide bespoke in-house training, customised to your needs.

Contact the experts at AdCheck to discuss your needs. A quote for the service will be provided once needs are identified.

Course Content

  • A brief introduction to the legislation that supports the Code (Therapeutic Goods Act and Regulations)
  • The interface between foods, cosmetics and medicines
  • A detailed review of the Code, including:mandatory statements,
  • restricted and prohibited representations
  • interpreting the grey areas:
  • The AdCheck review process - step-by-step guide to submitting an application, covering timeframes & costs
  • An overview of the TGA complaints process

Learning is facilitated by means of presentations, videos, workshops, quizzes, and homework. Numerous examples are used to demonstrate concepts covered in each section.
The seminar will be facilitated by: AdCheck Advertising Compliance Consultants, Kevin Christopher, Leenus Arul Mariathas and Josie Braid.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at professionals working within the OTC, complementary medicine and medical devices industry sectors in the following areas:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Consumer advocates
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Publishers
  • Regulatory affairs associates
  • Regulatory consultants
  • Retailers
  • Sales

Why attend?
Therapeutic goods differ from normal articles of commerce.
A system of advertising controls has been put in place to make sure that advertising of therapeutic goods meets standards that safeguard public health and safety, is ethical, and delivers the promise made to consumers.

With the abolition of mandatory approvals, the burden of responsibility has shifted entirely to the advertiser and anyone who is involved in the advertising of therapeutic goods (i.e., those who “cause advertising”). The TGA also has increased powers to enforce the legislation, and sanctions have increased. A good grasp of the therapeutic goods advertising requirements is essential to safeguard consumers and to protect your company’s reputation.

Ref: TGACOCTOBER-P0000001-1