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Penalty rates have been a hot topic in Parliament this week, with several politicians slamming the Fair Work Commission’s decision It is a decision that will see Sunday penalty rates …

A new year, a new Health Minister and pharmacy stakeholders look to the future… January is a time of new beginnings, and this week began as we anticipated change: we …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the appointment of Ken Wyatt as Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health National President of the Pharmacy Guild George Tambassis says that …

Greg Hunt may have been named as the new Minister for Health and Sport, but it appears that he’s not the first choice of Australia’s pharmacists Earlier this week we …

Mental health and Medicare—on which he has already been challenged by stakeholders—are two key issues for the new Minister for Health and Sport, he said today In a press release …

New Health Minister Greg Hunt is a good listener and the Guild is looking forward to engaging with him very soon, says Victorian Guild branch president and constituent Anthony Tassone …

Following Sussan Ley’s resignation as Health Minister, it’s expected that her replacement will be announced early this week. To date the frontrunner appears to be Senator Arthur Sinodinos, who is …

One of the brands’ chemists in Toowoomba will no longer stock the ‘golly doll’ in its product line after being accused of racism Local resident George Helon was passing the …

A look at the last week in pharmacy news All eyes may have been on Washington this week as we watched the surprise election of Republican nominee Donald Trump to …

Consumer body finds Labor scores best, but is disappointed no party has taken up the call for a single PBS/MBS safety net This week the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) released …

Pressure from Labor has forced the Coalition to abandon plans to outsource payment system Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has bowed to pressure from the Labor Party, announcing the government has …

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed his support for community pharmacy in a letter to the Pharmacy Guild. He says a returned Coalition government would ensure funds allocated under the …