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The AMA and other health stakeholders have reiterated their opposition to drug testing for welfare recipients, saying that the move could make it harder to get a job AMA Federal …

It’s been a busy week, with pharmacist-GP tensions flaring again… The week started on a high, as Victoria announced new vaccination reforms which will see pharmacists able to offer the …

Pharmacist politician Emma McBride has taken aim at plans to drug test welfare recipients, citing her experience helping people with substance dependency The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) …

The Government has had to give up on plans to introduce drug testing for welfare recipients after it became clear that the Senate would not pass the proposal The plan …

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 The Australian he will be removing …

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 From the beginning of 2018, …

Government condemned over ‘tough love’ drug testing policy by Opposition Health Minister in Parliament—but Senate has recommended it be passed A Senate committee has recommended the “welfare reform” bill behind …

It’s been a high-stakes week in pharmacy, with the lid lifted on pharmacist stress As pharmacies in the US battle to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey, it appears that …

We want to know what you think… Vote in our poll The Government has begun to plan its establishment of a drug testing trial for welfare recipients through the Social Services …

We look into the proposal, first introduced in the May budget, which the Coalition is hoping to roll out from 1 January 2018 The Government has begun to plan its …