Australian links

The following information sites have been selected as having general quality information on complementary medicine.

General Information

Better Health Channel (opens in a new window) 

 

The Better Health Channel provides online consumer focused health and medical information. All information is quality-assured, reliable and regularly reviewed. Better Health Channel content is developed in consultation with content partners - reputable health organisations with specialised knowledge in a particular topic area.

HealthInsite (opens in a new window)

HealthInsite is an Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

myDr.com.au (opens in a new window)

The myDr site from MIMS is a comprehensive Australian health site with free information covering a wide variety of diseases and conditions, tests and treatments, health and fitness issues, medications, health support groups and more.

National Prescribing Service (opens in a new window)

The National Prescribing Service is an independent, non-profit, member-based organisation, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, to provide accurate, balance, evidence-based information and services to health professionals and the community on Quality Use of Medicines (QUM).

Industry

Australian Self Medication Industry (opens in a new window)

ASMI (Australian Self Medication Industry) represents companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of consumer healthcare products in Australia. The Association also represents related businesses including advertising, public relations, legal, statistical and regulatory consultancy companies and individuals.

Complementary Medicines Australia (opens in a new window)

Complementary Medicines Australia is an industry association representing businesses involved in all facets of the complementary healthcare industry. They are exclusively focused on complementary healthcare products resulting in information and services that are committed to a preventative healthcare model based on promoting long term wellbeing.

Regulation

Therapeutic Goods Administration (opens in a new window)

TGA - safeguarding public health and safety in Australia by regulating medicines, medical devices, blood and tissues.