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13 October 2017
This week the Federal Court upheld the Fair Work Commission’s penalty rates decision, rejecting an appeal by the unions United Voice and SDA.
6 October 2017
When we put our solution to the politicians they think it makes sense, particularly when we explain how up-scheduling alone will mean a loss of convenience and higher costs for patients, as well as the clogging up of GP practices…
29 September 2017
Guild National President George Tambassis spoke with Minister Hunt last week, making clear that pharmacy can play a key role in this significant health reform.
22 September 2017
The Guild reminds members that they are not obliged or required to provide the information requested by the PPA, and should not feel pressured into providing the information unless willing to do so.
8 September 2017
The Guild was well represented at the Nationals conference in Canberra. Members are also advised that the voting period for Stage 2 of the Guild elections has been extended.
25 August 2017
The Guild is determined to ensure that the pharmacy ownership rules are maintained and enforced.
26 May 2017
Following intervention by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the big four banks are taking action to protect small businesses from unfair terms in loan contracts.
9 May 2017
Any registered pharmacist who is a financial member of the Guild shall be eligible to be nominated as a candidate for election as a member of the Branch Committee. Those nominating a candidate must also be a financial member.
5 May 2017
This week the Guild welcomed the success of the My Health Record trials which have confirmed the overwhelming benefits of the ‘opt out’ model involving automatic creation of patient records.
11 March 2017
Minister Hunt delivered an excellent, upbeat speech which provided the Guild with encouragement on a number of the issues on which we are currently engaged with the Government. He made clear he wants solutions.