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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia's regulatory authority for therapeutic goods. This organisation carries out a range of assessment and monitoring activities to ensure therapeutic goods available in Australia are of an acceptable standard with the aim of ensuring that the Australian community has access, within a reasonable time, to therapeutic advances. Consistent with existing regulations set out in the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956, the importation of kava will only be permitted for medical and/or scientific purposes.
Abstract adapted from Therapeutic Goods Administration
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
PO Box 100
Woden ACT 2606
Ph: 1800 020 653 (toll free information line)
Fax: (02) 6232 8605