Significant decrease in amount of codeine supplied to Australians
The up-scheduling of codeine to a Prescription Only Medicine (Schedule 4) in February 2018 has resulted in a significant decrease in the amount of codeine supplied to Australian patients. A TGA analysis of pharmaceutical industry sales data provided by IQVIA showed that the total number of codeine-containing products supplied in Australia during 2018 was approximately 50% lower than the average total supplied in the previous four year (24 April 2019). More...
LCA: The social and economic benefits of improving mental health
The first half of the Law Council’s submission provides an insight into interactions between mental health and the justice system. The second half of the submission provided information on how the legal profession itself is addressing mental health, and pointed to initiatives across jurisdictions that seek to identify and respond to mental health concerns within the legal profession (24 April 2019). More...
SafeWork Australia public comment: silica and coal dust exposure standards
Safe Work Australia is currently evaluating the 'Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants' to ensure they are based on the highest quality evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach. Participants can access the consultation platform Engage to provide their comments before 30 April 2019. More...
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HEALTH LAW – GUARDIANSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROPERTY OF PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED CAPACITY – OTHER MATTERS – where application for guardianship and administration – where application for interim order – whether adult at immediate risk of harm. Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 Qld s 129
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