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The following information is intended as a resource for journalists only and was factually correct at the time it was issued. For up to date safety information please refer to current consumer medicine information and product information.

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Corporate Communications
Australia and New Zealand
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2024
 

May

AbbVie welcomes PBS listing of SKYRIZI® (risankizumab) 150mg for severe plaque psoriasis
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2023
 

December

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) now reimbursed for Australians living with Severe Crohn's disease
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November

Inflammatory bowel disease experts call for urgent action to ensure equitable, multidisciplinary care in australia as prevalence continues to rise
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August

New oral treatment listed on the PBS for arthritis of the spine and pelvis
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March

AbbVie celebrates recognition as leader in workplace gender equity
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January

AbbVie announces registration of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) for another type of arthritis
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2022
 

November

AbbVie Australia named on prestigious Best Workplaces for Women list
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October

AbbVie announces leadership changes for Australia
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September

AbbVie welcomes the registration of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) for adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
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August

AbbVie’s commitment to diversity and inclusion lands them #5 on the Best Workplaces list
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May

AbbVie welcomes the registration of SKYRIZI® (risankizumab) for psoriatic arthritis
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January

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Now Listed on the PBS for Australia’s Most Common and Severe Form of Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis
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2021

November

New treatment for an aggressive blood cancer available on the PBS 
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October

New treatment for debilitating rheumatic diseases listed on the PBS
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September

VENCLEXTA® (venetoclax) has now received full registration for adult patients with newly diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukaemia who are ineligible for intensive chemotherapy
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September

AbbVie welcomes registration of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) for atopic dermatitis
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August

AbbVie reinforces “it’s the people, not the place” in their ninth year of recognition as a Great Place to Work
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May

AbbVie welcomes registration of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) for two new indications
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March

New option for Australians with certain autoimmune diseases through reimbursement of HUMIRA® (adalimumab) citrate-free formulation
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2020

December

Venclexta (venetoclax) PBS listed as first line therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) patients unfit for chemotherapy
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October

AbbVie collaborates with BioCurate to accelerate commercialisation of Australian novel early stage discoveries into new therapeutics and drugs
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September

MAVIRET® is the first PBS listed Hepatitis C treatment available for Australians 12 years and over
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July

New treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, RINVOQ (upadacitinib), became available on the PBS during COVID-19 lockdown
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July

AbbVie reinvents ‘pharma culture’ and takes Australia’s #2 spot for Best Place to Work
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May

AbbVie Completes Transformative Acquisition of Allergan
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March

AbbVie Australia - Local Response to COVID-19 
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January

AbbVie welcomes Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Regulatory Approval of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib)
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2019

December

Chris Stemple Appointed General Manager AbbVie ANZ
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December

New biologic option for severe plaque psoriasis now available on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
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July

AbbVie welcomes Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Regulatory Approval of SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab)
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June

AbbVie ANZ Appoints New Medical Director
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February

New targeted treatment option for patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
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2018

October

AbbVie Welcomes TGA Regulatory Approval of VENCLEXTA® (venetoclax tablets) in Combination with Rituximab
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August

Eight-week Hepatitis C Treatment on Pharmaceutical Benefits scheme from 1st August 2018
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April

Announcement: Venclexta PBS Status
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February

Experts concerned Parksinon’s patients may be missing out on support in the Illawarra
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