Guild Pharmacy of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2023 Guild Pharmacy of the Year
Business and Industry Insights
Your business, our industry. All in one convenient place.
COVID-19 Information
Including information on COVID-19 Vaccination
Guild Digest 2022
The Guild Digest Survey for financial year 2020 - 2021 is now available.
Find a Pharmacy
Did you know your community pharmacy does more than just dispense medication? Search Find a Pharmacy to see what they offer.
Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement
The Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, provides certainty and stability for Australia’s 5,800 community pharmacies, and ensures the delivery of world class pharmacy services to Australian patients.
PBS Price Changes
Guild member access to price changes under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
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How to manage your business under COVID-19

Managing your staff

  • If an employee is required to self-isolate/quarantine, then they may be eligible for the Australian Government Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, see here.
  • If an employee loses a full day’s pay or more because they don’t work because of a lockdown, then they may be eligible for Australian Government COVID-19 Disaster Payment, see here.
  • Consult with your employees, encourage them to get vaccinated - advice is available from the Guild here, and keep up to date by checking the Workplace Relations Blogs and Updates and the Fair Work Ombudsman website.
  • If you have any questions or need advice or assistance, please contact the Guild’s Workplace Relations advisors to discuss your situation.

Government Support for businesses

Other Support


Please refer to Business Support Services for COVID-19 and COVID-19 Managing Business and Staff for further information.

Latest News

Media Releases

Pharmacy Guild welcomes historic health funding by Queensland Government

Media Release

23 June 2022

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, has welcomed the record $23.6B in health spending announced in the State Budget...

Cooleman Court pharmacy staff member honoured

Media Release

22 June 2022

A staff member of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Pharmacy of the Year, Cooleman Court Pharmacy, in the ACT has...

Reward, recognise and retain staff with the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference

Media Release

17 June 2022

Pharmacies looking for a way to reward and recognise staff for their hard work and immense resilience displayed during the...

Office of the National President

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Safety Net threshold reduction from 1 July 2022

Office of the National President

20 June 2022

From 1 July 2022, the PBS Safety Net thresholds will be reduced by the Australian Government.

UPDATE: Election letters from the Government and Opposition supporting the community pharmacy model

Office of the National President

18 May 2022

Following my email yesterday sharing a letter from the Shadow Health Minister, please find below a summary of a letter...

Election letters from the Government and Opposition supporting the community pharmacy model

Office of the National President

17 May 2022

As is usual practice, the Guild has reached out to the major parties this election to ensure there continues to...

Forefront

Patients will always come first

Forefront

08 June 2022

The election of the Labor Government after a long campaign opens the way for Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his Health Minister Mark Butler to get down to business and help provide ongoing certainty for Australia’s community pharmacies and their…

Member-Only COVID-19/Influenza Briefing

Event

25 March 2020

The meeting is open to all Guild member pharmacies and their staff – owners, managers and employees.PHEOC, Chief Pharmacist Neil...

FPP: MyPharmacyLink & E-Scripts

Event

26 March 2020

Legislative changes passed late last year are paving the way for the use of electronic prescriptions across the country. The...

FPP: Rents and Leasing Workshop & Webinar

Event

30 March 2020

Intended for pharmacy owners, future owners and pharmacy managers, this workshop will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to rentals...

Guild Social

Benefits of membership

As a member of the Guild, you not only gain access to important benefits and services from the industry experts, you’re also helping to maintain the future of community pharmacy in Australia.