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 information publication scheme.

About the ODC

The ODC, which is part of the Health Products Regulation Group of the Department of Health, 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. For more information, see: About.

The Department of Health management structure chart

The Department of Health management structure chart is available on the Department of Health's website.

ODC structure

For more information on our structure and functions, see: Office of Drug Control.

Annual reports

Annual Reports issued by the Department of Health since 1997 are available on the Department of Health's website.

Consultations and reviews

The Departmental and Portfolio Agency consultations are available on the Department of Health's website.

Freedom of Information Disclosure log

The Disclosure Log can be accessed on the Department of Health's 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 website.

More information

If you require more information, please contact us by telephoning +61 2 6232 8740 or using our Contact Us form.