Professional Associations



ARCS Australia is a professional association of regulatory and clinical scientists (ARCS) from Australia and New Zealand.  Started in 1984, ARCS now has over 2000 members who are involved in regulatory affairs, clinical research, health economics, medical devices, diagnostics and the provision of medical information in the Australian and New Zealand pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.



Australian Self Medication Industry

ASMI represents companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of non-prescription consumer healthcare products.  Consumer healthcare products range from over-the-counter medicines to complementary medicines.  Also represented by ASMI are companies providing manufactures with services, such as advertising, public relations, regulatory consultancy, legal advice and industry statistics



Association of Therapeutic Goods Consultants

The association of therapeutic good consultants is a peak industry organisation that represents companies that consult in the area of therapeutic goods.  Government agencies traditionally keep informed and seek the views and knowledge and expertise of technical consultants.  Members of the ATGC have the opportunity to have input into government policy and are well informed about changes to regulatory arms of government in Australia and New Zealand



The Complementary Healthcare Council (CHC) provides the community with access to high quality complementary healthcare products whilst providing the industry with a powerful voice in all government regulatory forums.  CHC is broadly recognised, both lacally and internationally as the vopice of complementary healthcare product companies in Australia.  CHC members include consultants, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, direct marketers exporters, importers, wholesalers and retailers of natural healthcare products.



The Medical industry Association of Australia is the peak body industry body representing the Australian medical device and diagnostics industry.  Our members play a vital role in the Australian healthcare system by supplying non-pharmaceutical medical products to hospitals, medical professionals and patients.