Prohibition orders

Orders can prohibit a health practitioner or organisation from providing health services.

These orders can prohibit part, or all, of a health service for a set period of time or permanently. Interim orders of up to 12 weeks can also be made.

Orders are only made against general health service providers, meaning those not regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and only if the Commissioner believes they've breached the general code of conduct and pose an unacceptable risk to the public.

Prohibition orders issued in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia are prosecutable across all these states.

Name of provider and type Details of the prohibition order Prohibition type
Michael Sergides Massage Therapist Michael Sergides, of Berwick, must not:
  1. Advertise, or cause to be advertised, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity;
  2. Offer, or cause to be offered, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity;
  3. Provide, or cause to be provided, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity; or
  4. Establish, direct or otherwise operate any business that conducts any of the above activities.
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Prohibition Order Effective from: 22 Jan 2019
Regtan Nominees Pty. Ltd. Massage Therapist Regtan Nominees Pty. Ltd. ACN 005 560 887 trading as 'Mobile Just Massage' must not:
  1. Advertise, or cause to be advertised, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity;
  2. Offer, or cause to be offered, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity; or
  3. Provide, or cause to be provided, any general health service, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity.
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Prohibition Order Effective from: 22 Jan 2019
Dennis Wayne Jensen Hypnotherapist / Healer Dennis Wayne Jensen, of North Warrandyte, must not:
  • Import, manufacture, or compound any product or substance that he (or anyone else) claims can cure or treat cancer or other serious disease or illness.
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Prohibition Order Effective from: 18 Jan 2019
Melbourne TT Cosmetic Service Melbourne TT must not cause, direct or otherwise facilitate the following actions by any person unless that person is a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009 or otherwise authorised by law to perform that action:
  1. Provide or cause to be provided, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity to any person, any cosmetic surgical and medical procedures, including any cosmetic surgical procedure that involves cutting the skin and any cosmetic medical procedure that involves piercing the skin, including injectable cosmetic treatments.
  2. Be in possession of or store any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use, including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  3. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use, including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  4. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any unregistered therapeutic good or scheduled medicine.
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Interim prohibition order Effective from: 18 Dec 2018 to 12 Mar 2019
Yu Mei Wang Cosmetic Service Ms Yu Mei Wang must not:
  1. Provide or cause to be provided, paid or otherwise, in a clinical or non-clinical capacity to any person, any cosmetic surgical and medical procedures, including any cosmetic surgical procedure that involves cutting the skin and any cosmetic medical procedure that involves piercing the skin, including injectable cosmetic treatments.
  2. Be in possession of or store any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use, including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  3. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use, including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  4. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any unregistered therapeutic good or scheduled medicine.
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Interim prohibition order Effective from: 18 Dec 2018 to 12 Mar 2019
Angel's Dreamworld Pty Ltd, trading as Angel's Beauty Club Cosmetic Service Angel’s Dreamworld, trading as Angel's Beauty Club, must not cause, direct or otherwise facilitate the following actions by any person unless that person is a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009 or otherwise authorised by law to perform that action:
  1. Provide or cause to be provided to any person any cosmetic surgical and medical procedures, including any cosmetic surgical procedure that involves cutting the skin and any cosmetic medical procedure that involves piercing the skin, including injectable cosmetic treatments.
  2. Be in possession of or store any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  3. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any Schedule 4 drugs for cosmetic use including Botulinum toxin (Botox) and hyaluronic acid injection preparations (dermal fillers).
  4. Administer or cause to be administered to any person any unregistered therapeutic good or scheduled medicine.
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Interim prohibition order Effective from: 05 Dec 2018 to 26 Feb 2019