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“Certainty and stability” ensured, Guild believes as bill passes both houses   The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2017 has …

Health Minister to pressure states to expedite real-time monitoring plans Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt says he will “shortly be writing to all of the …

Guild welcomes removal of location rules sunset clause as PBS bill passes lower house The amended PBS bill, to which a number of Sixth Community …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has emerged again as one of the biggest political donors among healthcare stakeholders Recently released figures from the Australian Electoral …

New Ministers appointed to health, business portfolios Some new faces will be occupying ministerial positions in portfolios of relevance to community pharmacy after Prime Minister …

Pilots in minor ailments and mental health, and 7-day hospital pharmacy services, are included in PSA and SHPA’s pre-budget submissions for 2018-19 The PSA and …

The controversial welfare policy has been reportedly scrapped as key Senators and MPs ruled out supporting the scheme Social Services Minister Christian Porter has told …

Pollies have called on the government to abandon cuts to penalty rates in an amendment that was lost in Parliament by 5 votes The debate …

The Federal Government is at odds with health groups, community organisations and the Opposition, when it comes to claims about unemployed Australians and drug use …

The government’s agreement with the Guild has allowed reinvestment in the medicines sector, says Health Minister Greg Hunt Guaranteeing the MBS and the PBS is …

The Victorian government has passed legislation to allow a mandatory prescription monitoring system to roll out by 2018 The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment …

After years of planning, negotiation and confirmation, trial organisers found out they had been dropped over social media… what happened? Festival promoters have decided to …