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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) …

COSBOA has called for Labor not to roll back tax cuts for small businesses if elected Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has confirmed Labor’s stance on tax cuts for business, saying …

A Greens bill to remove the GST on tampons has passed the Senate – but is unlikely to pass the House of Representatives More than 125,000 people signed Greens petitions …

Patients are avoiding or delaying filling a prescription because of cost, says MP Emma McBride Labor has slammed the government’s health budget, with Central Coast MP Emma McBride (Dobell, New …

The RACGP has added its voice to calls to block proposed legislation that would allow complementary medicines to make non-evidence-based claims The proposed legislation would permit “dangerous and misleading” claims …

The Guild has emphasised its “non-partisan” approach in preparation for upcoming elections, but some quarters of the organisation are not happy with government processes In his latest Forefront editorial, Guild …

NSW Guild has briefed members on preparing for potential upcoming State and Federal elections, citing ‘contempt’ for community pharmacy within some government departments NSW Guild President David Heffernan has called …

Canadian crackdown on Pharmacy-Only drugs sold in grocery; a new hope in New Zealand; pharmacist nominated for “Unsung Hero” award New Zealand: New Health Minister David Clark has given pharmacy …

It’s been a busy week in Canberra—for the pharmacy sector as well as for those interested in the private life of embattled Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce We saw the sunset …

Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie has queried the Pharmacy Guild’s influence over politicians and likened it to the alcohol industry or the NRA In an opinion piece in …

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 …

Greg Hunt has reiterated his support for community pharmacy while on the campaign trail for John Alexander The Liberal candidate for Bennelong, who is contesting a by-election which could determine …