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Medicines Australia has launched a consumer campaign urging the public to lobby their local MPs to safeguard the PBS and prevent further cuts. Its new campaign features a consumer website …

Australia’s innovative medicines industry has called on the Abbott Government to negotiate a five-year strategic agreement after it reached an in-principle deal with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Medicines Australia …

Australia’s peak medicines body has called on the Federal Government to clarify the extent of Budget cuts likely to affect essential and life-saving pharmaceuticals. Medicines Australia says it remains concerned …

Medicines Australia has expressed concerns about the proposed cuts to the PBS in tomorrow’s Budget. Health Minister, Sussan Ley’s announcement of the listing of new medicines and vaccines on the …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is requiring Medicines Australia to strengthen its public reporting as a part of authorising edition 18 of its Code of Conduct for five years. …

Medicines Australia and medicines industry representatives have appeared before the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia, calling for improvements to create an …

Latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show Australian pharmaceutical exports declined by 18% to $2.9 billion in 2014, compared to $3.6 billion in the year before. Since 2012, …

New findings released by Newspoll show overwhelming support for access to new cancer medicines through the PBS for Australian patients. Newspoll found 97% of Australians strongly support the subsidisation of …

Medicines Australian Chairman, Dr Martin Cross has welcomed ongoing collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and Government in addition to further improvements to the Governments post-market review program, which was announced …

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will open up vast new markets for Australian companies, including manufacturers of innovative medicines and vaccines, Medicines Australia CEO, Tim James, said today. “Pharmaceuticals …

The fourth Intergenerational Report reaffirms the sustainability of the PBS, says Medicines Australia. Its CEO, Tim James, welcomed the release of the 2015 report, and says it acknowledges that growth …

Australian cancer patients don’t have time to wait for access to new cancer drugs, says Medicines Australia. In its submission to the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative …