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Media Release  20 February 2018   Tasmania to become first state to monitor codeine in real time  Tasmania will be Australia’s first state to include Schedule 4 opioid analgesics such as codeine-containing medicines in its real-time monitoring system, DORA.  Codeine-containing medications were removed from over-the-counter just over two weeks ago...

Media Release  24 January 2018  Codeine rescheduling means pharmacists must play a preventative role   ScriptWise has launched new videos on social media to bolster the pharmacists’ toolkit of techniques for discussing pain management as the February 1st codeine rescheduling deadline looms.   Codeine will become prescription-only following the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s decision that the risks associated with using codeine are too high without oversight from a...

26-18 September 2018, Cairns  The 2018 Australian Public Health Conference will present a national and multi-disciplinary perspective on public health issues. PHAA members and non-members can contribute to discussions on the broad range of public health issues and exchange ideas, knowledge and information on the latest...

2-3 May 2018, Sydney  The Public Health Prevention Conference is a newly established conference, convened by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA). In 2018, the Public Health Prevention Conference will focus on prevention and protection, consistent with the World Federation of Public Health Associations’ (WFPHA)’s...