Investigation under s.45 of the Health Complaints Act 2016,  Revocation of Prohibition Order issued against CDC Clinics Pty Ltd and Cynthia Weinstein.

On 28 October 2019, following the completion of an investigation by the Health Complaints Commissioner into the complaint by ‘KJ’, the Commissioner issued Prohibition Orders (PO) against CDC Clinics Pty Ltd and Ms Cynthia Weinstein. Ms Weinstein subsequently lodged an application to VCAT to set aside the Prohibition Orders.

On 30 March 2022, Deputy President H. Lambrick of VCAT delivered her decision on the application, seeking to set aside the Prohibition Orders against CDC Clinics Pty Ltd and Ms Weinstein, arising from the investigation of the ‘KJ’ complaint.

Deputy President H. Lambrick made the following orders in regard to the Prohibition Orders

  • Whilst noting that the prohibition order issued to CDC Clinics Pty Ltd on 28 October 2019 has already been revoked, it is for the purposes of this proceeding set aside.
  • The Prohibition Order issued to Cynthia Weinstein on 28 October 2019 is set aside.

Revocation Order: The Acting Commissioner, having considered the decision of Deputy President H. Lambrick, has decided to revoke the Prohibition Order the previous Commissioner made against Ms Weinstein on 28 October 2019.

The Revocation Order has been published on our website and in the Government Gazette as required by the Act. 

The Prohibition Order issued against Ms Weinstein on 12 May 2020 in the ‘AP’ matter and affirmed by VCAT Member Tang in his decision dated 14 May 2021 remains in effect.