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Who we are & what we do

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is part of the Australian Government Department of Health. The TGA's overall purpose is to protect public health and safety by regulating therapeutic goods that are supplied either imported or manufactured, or exported from Australia.

Therapeutic goods include medicines, medical devices and human blood, blood products and tissues.

At the same time the TGA aims to ensure that the Australian community has access, within a reasonable timeframe, to new therapeutic goods.

Web page last updated: Tuesday, 24 December 2013