Medical Advertising Guidelines

There are several agencies in Australia and New Zealand that govern advertising of medical products and services.


The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

The Australian Medical Council (AMC)

Members of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons Inc are bound by the Society's Code of Practice.

New Zealand

Statement on Medical Advertising (MCNZ)

The Commerce Commission is New Zealand's competition and regulatory agency

Statement on Cosmetic Procedures (MCNZ)

Statement for Consumers on What to Expect From Your Doctor When You Have a Cosmetic Procedure (MCNZ)

Additionally, Specialist Plastic Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand are bound by the Royal Australian College of Surgeons's Code of Conduct.