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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 …

Government questioned over medicine deliveries during times of crisis, with coronavirus and fuel supply raised as issues   Federal Parliament has heard a number of calls for action to protect the …

Outer suburbs petition Parliament to advise Minister on using location rule discretionary power Federal Parliament has heard a petition from the citizens of some outer Sydney suburbs claiming pharmacy location …

Questions were raised in Parliament this week about Australia’s medicines safety system and the role of pharmacists   Australia needs to “get real on medicine safety”, Federal Parliament heard this week. …

Patients at risk of “exploitative manipulation” from medicines lobbyists if PBS politicisation continues, doctor tells parliament Arguments have continued to rage in Federal Parliament over claims of the apparent politicisation …

Medicines underspend is helping prop up our budget surplus, says pharmacist MP as parties take potshots over PBS bill There was acrimonious debate in Federal Parliament last week over proposed …

We profile pharmacists who are standing for Parliament in the 2019 Federal election. First we speak to current MP, Emma McBride Candidate profile: Emma McBride Party: Labor Seat: Dobell, NSW (sitting member) …

Pharmacists should be notified when and why a drug is being prescribed off-label says MP who has called for an inquiry into the practice A federal MP, whose daughter suffered …

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has signalled long-term certainty for the future of community pharmacy, and promised 7CPA preparations will start “early on” if Labor is elected Labor leader Bill Shorten …

New legislation has been tabled by the Greens in parliament to allow for drug-testing services in the state Greens MP Rosalie Woodruff tabled the Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) …

Federal Parliamentarians have paid their respects to a pharmacist who was a minister in the Whitlam government Federal Parliament has this week paid respect to the honourable Joseph Max Berinson, …

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 Pharmacy Agreement-linked initiatives were tied, …