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Transition to the Australia New Zealand
Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA)

The transitional website for Australia and New Zealand's regulatory authority for therapeutic products.


Transitioning to ANZTPA: overview of harmonisation activities

The TGA and Medsafe have commenced a further program of harmonisation work that will be undertaken over the next two and a half years.

Search adverse events

The TGA and Medsafe receive reports of adverse events associated with medicines and medical devices. You can search these reports online in the Joint Adverse Event Notifications System (JAENS).


Common list of colouring substances published
17 March 2014 - Harmonisation provides manufacturers with expanded range of permitted colours

First harmonisation activity completed
12 February 2014 - New Zealand changes paediatric dosage instructions for paracetamol and ibuprofen to align with Australia

Collaboration between the TGA and Medsafe strengthens with the commencement of a further program of harmonisation activities
13 November 2013 - Fourteen activities to be undertaken over the next two and a half years

Search recall actions

Searching recall actionsThe Recall Portal provides consumers, health care professionals, sponsors, wholesalers, hospitals and retailers with access to information about recall actions occurring in Australia and New Zealand since 1 July 2012.

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