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Warning about products claiming to treat or prevent the novel coronavirus

The TGA has identified certain therapeutic goods such as complementary medicines or disinfectants being inappropriately promoted for the prevention or treatment of novel coronavirus infections in Australia.

Employment Advertising Playbook

Tips and tricks to keep advertisers out of trouble

Local election advertising requirements

Electoral material includes any advertisement, notice, statement or representation calculated to affect the result of an election or poll. 

Don’t break hearts this Valentine’s Day

Be aware of advertising restrictions on drinks and meals packages for Valentine’s Day in Queensland

Penalties for allegedly selling or advertising recalled cars with dangerous Takata airbags

It is in breach of the Australian Consumer Law to sell or advertise for sale vehicles with defective Takata airbags that are under active recall

Victorian estate agents warned about misleading advertising

Potential buyers are encouraged to be vigilant when researching properties to buy.  

Pharmacies granted permission to advertise puffers and inhalers

The TGA has taken this action in recognition that smoke and increased air pollution from bushfires can trigger respiratory symptoms

Alcohol promotions in NSW

What makes a promotion undesirable?

Stem cell products cannot be advertised to consumers

The Therapeutic Goods Act prohibits biologicals from being advertised to the public

Are you misleading consumers? A quick look at Australian Consumer Law 

Consumers have the right to expect that they will not be misled or deceived by a trader. 

New requirements for pre-approval of complementary medicines

Consumer Healthcare Products Australia to handle all medicine advertising pre-approval applications

Gambling related advertising in Queensland

Venues must ensure that gaming does not dominate marketing or promotional activities.