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
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.