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 2021 & Cut-off dates for complaints

Meeting Date Cut-off date for complaints
18 January 2021 4 December 2020
15 February 2021 15 January 2021
15 March 2021 12 February 2021
19 April 2021* 12 March 2021*
17 May 2021 16 April 2021
21 June 2021 14 May 2021
19 July 2021 11 June 2021
16 August 2021 16 July 2021
20 September 2021 13 August 2021
18 October 2021 17 September 2021
15 November 2021 15 October 2021
20 December 2021 12 November 2021
17 January 2022 3 December 2021

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.