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Policies, Codes and Standards

We believe how we deliver is just as important as what we deliver.

GSK Code of Conduct

Everything we do is guided by our commitment to our company values – transparency, respect for people, integrity and patient focus. The foundation of this commitment is laid out in our Code of Conduct.

All of our staff are expected to read, understand and abide by our company Code of Conduct. We support their understanding with training and guidance so we can make the right decisions in any situation.

Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) Program

The Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) Program is part of our global response to the threat and risk of bribery and corruption. It is designed to assist internal and external parties understand corruption risk and identify people’s responsibilities to actively combat both real and perceived corruption.

Related policy: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy (PDF-126KB)

GSK Third Party Code of Conduct

GSK strives to conduct business with third parties (including complementary workers, suppliers and other business partners) who share our commitment to high
ethical standards and operate in a responsible and ethical manner. Accordingly, all of our third parties are expected to read, understand and abide by our company Third Party Code of Conduct.

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Guidelines for Third Parties

We provide our Third Party Guidelines to all third parties that we engage with in order to make them aware of our anti-bribery and corruption policies and what we expect from them as our business partners.

GSK Australian Privacy Policy

GSK Procurement Policy

GSK Whistleblower Policy (PDF-108KB)


Social Media Policy

GSK Australia has a Twitter account (@GSK_AU) that allows you to follow GSK news and activities. GSK does not commit to responding to @ mentions and/or replies, and is not responsible for content altered via re-tweets by other Twitter users.

You are encouraged to report any adverse events with GSK products using the contact details provided. GSK is not responsible for the terms and conditions, privacy policy or content of any website accessed through links or references in our tweets. GSK reserves all rights relating to the company’s Twitter account, including but not limited to:

  • adding, removing, or modifying any content posted on the account;
  • blocking other Twitter users; and
  • discontinuing the account at any time.

Medical and health topics may be discussed but should not be construed as medical advice.


In addition to working to our own global policies and Code of Conduct, we conduct our work according to local industry standards as set by two peak bodies:

Medicines Australia (MA) Code of Conduct

Medicines Australia’s Code of Conduct sets the standards for the ethical marketing and promotion of prescription pharmaceutical products in Australia.

Consumer Healthcare Products (CHP) Australia Code of Practice

The CHP Australia Code of Practice sets the ethical standards for advertising and promotion of non-prescription consumer healthcare products in Australia.