Medicines and poisons

Medicines and poisons notices

This page contains Government Gazette notices relating to the Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2012.

For COVID-19 vaccination administration protocols, go to the COVID-19 vaccine protocols page.

The Government Gazette notices allow certain health practitioners to possess, administer and supply scheduled substances under protocol.

Organisations outside NT Health need to use one of these application forms to apply for a new approval or request an update to an existing approval. The completed form and all attachments must be emailed to poisonscontrol@nt.gov.au

Applications approved by the Chief Health Officer will be published in the NT Government Gazette before they take effect.

Document Sponsoring area Health practitionerDate
G16 2022 BizHealth Consultants Pty Ltd Nurses 20 April 2022
S15 2022 HCA Corporate Health Pty Ltd Nurses 14 April 2022
G6 2022 p3-4 Immunisation - qualifications Pharmacists 9 February 2022
G51 2021 p7-8 Darwin Day Surgery and Golden Glow Corporation Nurses 16 December 2021
G51 2021 p 5-6 Darwin Private Hospital Nurses 2 December 2021
G46 2021 p2-10 Immunisation - prescribed qualifications to supply, administer or possess vaccines Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 17 November 2021
G44 2021 p7-17 Centre for Disease Control – Meningococcal B Vaccine Study “B Part of it NT” Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 3 November 2021
G34 2021 p8-11 Oral Health Services Dental Therapist, Dental Hygienist or Oral Health Therapist 25 August 2021
G29 2021 p2-4 Royal Flying Doctor Service Nurses and Midwives 21 July 2021
G23 2021 p6-9 Darwin Occupational Services (DOS) Nurses 9 June 2021
S12 2021 Medimobile Nurses 6 May 2021
G18 2021 - p1-4 Urban Schools Nurses and Midwives 5 May 2021
G13 2021 p2-3 Chief Health Officer Medicines and Poisons Officers 31 March 2021
G13 2021 p4-7 Public Hospital Maternity Midwives 31 March 2021
G11 2021 p1-4 Urban Community Health Clinics Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 17 March 2021
S2 2021 Chief Health Officer Covid-19 response – declared site Darwin   15 January 2021
G39 2020 p4 Chief Health Officer Covid-19 response – declared sites Alice Springs and Tennant Creek   30 September 2020
G37 2020 p3-10 Non-government community health centres and clinics Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 16 September 2020
G37 2020 p11-18 NT Government primary health care centres Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 16 September 2020
G26 2020 p10-11 RDH ENT outpatient - declarations and approval Nurse and Midwives 1 July 2020
G20 2020 p4-7 Renal Services Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners and nurses 20 May 2020
G16 2020 Howard Springs facility declared place   22 April 2020
G13 2020 SMG Health Nurses 1 April 2020
S22 2019 CareFlight Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics 12 April 2019
S108 2018 AusHealth Corporate Pty Ltd Nurse and Midwives 19 December 2018
S81 2018 Northern Territory Alcohol and Drug Services Nurse and Midwives 5 October 2018
S55 2018 Correctional facilities centres and clinics Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 18 July 2018
S81 2017 Centre for Disease Control (CDC) - Immunisation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, midwives and nurses 10 Nov 2017
S56 2017 Sexual Assault Referral Centres Nurses 2 August 2017
S94 2016 Sonic Healthplus Darwin Nurses 17 Aug 2016
S28 2016 NT Renal Services Nurses and Midwives 14 April 2016
S22 2016 VaxWorks Health Services Pty Ltd Nurses and Midwives 7 April 2016

S43 2015

Alice Springs Hospital Emergency Department Nurses and Midwives 6 May 2015
S36 2015 p4-5 Infection Prevention and Management Units Nurses and Midwives 23 Apr 2015
S35 2015 p9-10 Immunisation - Approval of SSTP for NCCTRC Pharmacists 21 Apr 2015

S24 2015

Primary Health Care, DoH - Police Stations and Watchhouses Nurses and Midwives 17 Mar 2015

G25 2014

Centre for Disease Control (CDC) - Extra vaccines and medicines Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners 25 Jun 2014
G25 2014 Centre for Disease Control (CDC) - Extra vaccines and medicines Nurses and Midwives 25 Jun 2014

S31 2014

Home Birth Services Midwives 30 Mav 2014

S24 2014

Family Planning Welfare NT (FPWNT)

Nurses and Midwives

1 May 2014

The following Government Gazettes mark the commencement of Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2012, in 2014.

TitleContentDate

G17 2014

Assent to Proposed Laws Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Amendment Act (No 12 of 2014) 30 Apr 2014

G16 2014

Declared Medical Conditions 23 Apr 2014

G16 2014

Approval for Pharmacist to Supply S8 Substances on Interstate Prescription (Cross-Border Communities) 23 Apr 2014
G15 2014 Notification of Subordinate Legislation - Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulations 16 Apr 2014

S8 Code of Practice and related documents

TitleContentDate
Section 243E Exemption from requirement to give information 17 December 2021
S42 2021 Exemption - S8 authorisation - During Emergency response - Medical practitioners and nurse practitioners Psychostimulants 7 December 2021
G10 2020 p2

Notice of making S8 Code of Practice – new edition of Part 4 Opioid Substitution Treatment

11 March 2020
G10 2020 p3 Declaration of Restricted S8 Substances 11 March 2020
G26 2020 p12-14

Exemption - S8 Authorisation for hospital patients

1 July 2020
G26 2020 p15-16

Exemption - S8 Authorisation - Authorised Health Practitioners at AODS and Corrections

1 July 2020
G26 2020 p17-18

Exemption - S8 Authorisation - Methadone liquid for patients in intensive care

1 July 2020
G26 2020 p19-20 Exemption - S8 Authorisation - Methadone liquid for palliative care patients 1 July 2020
G26 2020 p21-23 Exemption - S8 Authorisation - Patient transfers to and from AODS and corrections 1 July 2020
G26 2020 p24-27 Exemption - S8 Authorisation - Shared care providers - Patient transfers to and from AODS and corrections 1 July 2020
G17 of 2014 (4/17) p3 Exemption – S8 Authorisation – Prescribe psychostimulant in absence of authorised specialised prescriber in group practice/as locum 30 April 2014

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Last updated: 21 April 2022

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