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TGA opens the first door on the COVID vaccine registration pathway for AZ option  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has granted a provisional determination to AstraZeneca for its COVID-19 Vaccine, …

Health a key focus as budget aims to ensure COVID response and confirm 7CPA funding  The 2020 Federal Budget, delivered by Treasurer Josh Frydenburg last night (5 October) is funding …

Record bulk billing rates and massive telehealth take-up a sign of a successful COVID strategy: Minister says Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted new data showing record GP bulk …

Our guide to everything you need to know about the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement The highly anticipated Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA) was signed in Canberra by Pharmacy Guild president …

Health Minister Greg Hunt says he is not exempt and will undergo a 14 day quarantine period  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will go into a 14-day period of isolation …

Pharmacy groups welcome three month extension for continued dispensing arrangements Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a three month extension to the temporary Continued Dispensing (Emergency Measures). This will take …

Federal politicians have thanked pharmacists for their pandemic efforts, but questions remain over protective preparedness The first new sittings of Federal Parliament have sent parliamentarians thank pharmacists and other front-line …

The Federal Health Minister has ‘struck a deal’ with suppliers to bring hydroxychloroquine into Australia to treat hospital patients infected with COVID-19 Speaking on A Current Affair this week, Federal …

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has written an open letter to the entire community pharmacy sector Dear pharmacists and community pharmacy staff, Let me start by thanking you for your …

A bill is being considered to give the government more powers to investigate PBS and MBS fraud, including claims for medicines that have not been supplied Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Greg Hunt criticised in mainstream media over medicines that have not been subsidised – but he emphasises the government cannot compel sponsors to list medicines on PBS “Tens of thousands …

Two month scripts remain under “careful review” Minister tells media Extending prescription lengths for some medicines to two months remains “under careful review” by the Federal Government, Health Minister Greg …