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Information Publication Scheme

The Information Publication Scheme is one of the recommendations of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) designed to give the Australian community access to information held by the Australian Government.

The Office of Drug Control information publication scheme is part of the Department of Health and Aged Care's Information Publication Scheme.

About the ODC

The ODC, which is part of the Health Products Regulation Group of the Department of Health and Aged Care, regulates and provides advice on the import, export and manufacture of controlled drugs, as well as the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes to support Australia's obligations under International Drug Conventions. Read more About us.

The Departmental management structure chart

For more information about the Department of Health and Aged Care's organisation chart, see the Organisation chart.

ODC structure

For more information on our structure and functions, read more about Who we are.

Annual reports

Annual Reports issued by the Department of Health and Aged Care are available on the Department's website.

Consultations and reviews

The Departmental consultations are available on the Department of Health and Aged Care's Consultation hub.

Read about ODC consultations:

Freedom of Information Disclosure log

The Disclosure Log can be accessed on the Department of Health and Aged Care website and lists information which has been released in response to a FOI request.

Operational information

The ODC publishes a range of information and forms as part of its regulatory activities. Details of the international conventions and legislation governing the ODC's operations is available on this website.

Information the Department routinely provides to Parliament

Information the ODC provides to Parliament will be included in the information on the Department of Health and Aged Care website.

More information

If you require more information, please contact us.

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