Code Committees

The Code of Conduct and Monitoring Committees meet on the third Monday of each month. The Code of Conduct Committee meet in the morning, with the Monitoring Committee scheduled for the afternoon. A Code of Conduct Committee meeting will be cancelled if no complaints have been received prior to the cut-off date.

In order to have a complaint heard by the Code of Conduct Committee, the complaint form and supporting documentation must be received by no later than close of business on the cut-off date listed below.

Code and Monitoring Committee Meeting Dates 2020 & Cut-off dates for complaints

Meeting Date Cut-off date for complaints
20 January 2020 6 December 2019
17 February 2020 17 January 2020
16 March 2020 14 February 2020
20 April 2020* 6 March 2020*
18 May 2020 17 April 2020
15 June 2020 15 May 2020
20 July 2020 12 June 2020
17 August 2020 17 July 2020
21 September 2020 14 August 2020
19 October 2020 17 September 2020
16 November 2020 16 October 2020
21 December 2020 13 November 2020
18 January 2021 4 December 2020

Appeal Committee Meeting Dates

An Appeal Committee is convened only once Medicines Australia receives notification of appeal in relation to a complaint. The Committee is convened at the earliest date available, taking into account the response timelines set out in the Code.


Membership of Medicines Australia Code Committee

Members of the Code of Conduct, Appeals and Monitoring Committees will not discuss complaints with a healthcare professional, member of the general public or pharmaceutical company. Any contact from or discussions with Complainants or Subject Companies will be declared by the Committee member prior to reviewing a complaint or materials before the Monitoring Committee.

All questions relating to particular complaints or the Code of Conduct more broadly should be directed to the Secretary of the Code of Conduct Committee at Medicines Australia.

Phone: (02) 6147 6500

Email: secretarycodecommittee@medicinesaustralia.com.au

For further Information please see the Code and the complaints process

Complaints Submission Forms for both non-industry complainants and Pharmaceutical companies are also available.