Latest TGA News

Update to Booster requirements, South Australia
Boosters to become available for 16-17 year olds
WARNING: No special exemptions to import or supply unapproved rapid antigen tests have been granted by TGA
Pfizer booster TGA approved for 16-17 year olds in Australia
Pfizer’s Covid vaccine provisionally approved for use as booster in individuals aged 16-17 years old
Two years on, COVID fight continues
ATAGI update following weekly Covid meeting 24 January
Novavax Covid vaccine to be available in coming weeks
ATAGI statement on use of Novavax Covid vaccine
BiomeBank appoints new chair to accelerate commercialisation strategy
Statement on National Cabinet Meeting 20 January
Antidepressant use and youth suicide
TGA provisionally approves Novavax Covid vaccine NUVAXOVID
PFIZER: TGA Approves Pfizer’s Novel Covid Oral Treatment in Australia
TGA provisionally approves two oral Covid treatments, molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir + ritonavir
Consumers warned about dodgy sellers of Covid rapid testing kits
TGA Approves NEW Advanced Ovarian Cancer Treatment for Women Living with Deadly Disease
Providing another option for newly diagnosed women with this deadly disease
TGA recognises Gamaleya Institute vaccine for international travel to Australia
Concerning pricing of rapid antigen tests
Ezy Company Pty Ltd fined $26,640 for alleged unlawful importation of Covid rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products
Proposed rescheduling of medications – oral meloxicam and injectable lidocaine – submissions due
100 Million Rapid Antigen Tests for NSW
Australia’s kids roll up their sleeves in fight against Covid
TGA grants provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd for Covid prophylaxis and treatment, tixagevimab and cilgavimab
What to consider when purchasing Covid rapid antigen tests
Could free rapid antigen tests do more harm than good?
ATAGI update following weekly Covid meeting 24 December
AMA welcomes ‘sensible’ TGA decision on contraceptive Pill
Rapid antigen testing – doing right thing
‘Banana Boat’ Sunscreen Sprays SPF 50+
Sunscreens – ensuring products are effective and safe for 2021-22 summer
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities – Apache Log4j
SA individual fined $7,992 for alleged unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis
Tocilizumab shortage: Supply improving
Top 3 Covid vaccine questions – children and vaccine, 11 year olds and vaccine, and boosters for ages 12-17
Rick’s Hemp Oil Full Spectrum Hemp Supplement 500 mg
TGA final decision on oral contraceptive
Rapid antigen testing can reduce spread of Covid if done right
ATAGI update following weekly Covid meeting 18 December
AMA calls on TGA to stop publishing details of misleading smoking cessation services
Commcare Pty Ltd fined $39,960 for alleged advertising breaches relating to medicinal cannabis
Covid Direction Updates, South Australia
International students make their safe return to Australia from today
TGA warns about imports of ivermectin
Moderna joins Australia’s vaccine booster program and Covid boosters to be available from 5 months
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation recommendations on use of Spikevax as Covid booster vaccine
National Cabinet Statement 10 December