State/Territory Regulations

The COAG Health Council committed to supporting the Commonwealth to develop a single national online application pathway to access unregistered medicinal cannabis products.


ACT Health

  • Information can be obtained from the ACT Health Protection Services on (02) 6206 0998 or

NSW Health

  • Contact details for additional information

Northern Territory Department of Health

  • Contact details for Department of Health are (08) 8999 2633,

Queensland Health

  • Process for prescribing medicinal cannabis in Qld
  • Contact Medicinal Cannabis Unit (MCU) on (07) 3708 5283

South Australia Health

  • Overview of Patient Access Pathway
  • Authorities to prescribe a Schedule 8 medicinal cannabis drug is through Drugs of Dependence Unit, Telephone 1300 652 584,

Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services


  • Fact Sheet – Access to medicinal cannabis in Victoria – information for medical professionals
  • Contact – Telephone (03) 9096 7768,

Western Australia Department of Health

Please contact AusCann via for further information, education or support.


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