Guild Pharmacy of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2023 Guild Pharmacy of the Year
State of the Industry Roadshow
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

PA Conference early bird registration closes in 2 weeks

Media Release

18 August 2022

Pharmacies wanting to reward, recognise and retain staff for their hard work with a ticket to this year’s Pharmacy Assistant...

Community pharmacists and pharmacy staff briefed on imminent North Queensland Community Pharmacy Scope of Practice Pilot

Media Release

16 August 2022

Yesterday The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, held its Branch Committee meeting in Cairns and overnight Branch Committee members...

PA Conference offers new registration packages in recognition of staff shortages

Media Release

12 August 2022

Organisers of this year’s Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA Conference) have announced a range of new registration packages to enable...

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

Getting rid of 11m kg of unwanted medicines 

Forefront

10 August 2022

The current cost-of-living pressures make us all very aware that we need to be a bit more frugal and not throw things away in case we need them, or can use them, at some stage later on. However, the big…

State of the Industry Roadshow

Event

5 September 2022

September new networking opportunities for national community pharmacy sector.Community pharmacists, staff and key stakeholders across Australia will be given an...

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...

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.