COVID-19 News and Media

  1. Member-proprietor only

    Thank you to all

    3 April 2020

    I write to you today with one clear message – A BIG THANK YOU – to all of you out there doing a magnificent job in these unprecedented times.

    National A Message From President

  2. Pharmacies ready to help protect Australians against the flu

    1 April 2020

    Community pharmacies stand ready to help all Australians follow the advice of the Minister for Health Greg Hunt to get their flu vaccination this month.

    National Media Release

  3. Capital Chemist Chisholm in the ACT named Guild Pharmacy of the Year

    1 April 2020

    Capital Chemist Chisholm in the ACT has been named the Guild Pharmacy of the Year 2020.

    National Media Release

  4. Member-proprietor only

    JobKeeper payment

    31 March 2020

    Members will be aware of a major announcement by the Federal Government yesterday introducing a national JobKeeper Payment as a support measure during the COVID-19 crisis.

    National Guild Alert

  5. PBS continued dispensing a win for all Australians

    31 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has today welcomed moves by the Morrison Government to ensure Australians have access to medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme during the COVID-19 crisis.

    National Media Release

  6. NDSS products and diabetes medicines

    31 March 2020

    Patients told not to stockpile NDSS products and pharmacies urged to limit sale of blood ketone strips.


  7. Australia Post launches Pharmacy Home Delivery Service

    30 March 2020

    Australia Post has teamed up with The Pharmacy Guild of Australia to deliver medicines via a contactless pharmacy home delivery service.

    QLD Branch News

  8. Member-proprietor only

    Australia Post offering option for medicine home delivery

    28 March 2020

    Members may see some media over the weekend regarding a medicine home delivery option being offered by Australia Post. The Guild has been involved in negotiations with Australia Post over this offer, and I am contacting you today to make…

    National Guild Alert

  9. ALERT#17 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Change to case definition

    27 March 2020

    There are now 8 patients total diagnosed in the NT with COVID19. A couple, both in their 70s, were diagnosed last night in Darwinafter return from overseas. On feeling unwell they attended Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) telling of their overseas…

    NT Branch News

  10. National approach needed on continued dispensing

    26 March 2020

    Following announcements from both the NSW and Victorian State Governments, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has today called for the continued dispensing measures introduced in response to the bushfire crisis in January to be made permanent to help our healthcare…

    National Media Release


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