Business and Industry Insights


A range of calculators and tools to ensure that your business is viable. Understand the impact of the 7CPA agreement, determine professional services revenue and costs, and discover new market opportunities.

7CPA Calculator

7CPA Calculator

Calculate your forecasted remuneration under the 7CPA agreement based on prescriptions and professional services fulfilled.

Professional Services Viability

Professional Services Viability

Determine your service fees based on your costs, ideal profit margins, and competitive environment.

Stock Security Price Changes Calculator

Stock Security Price Changes Calculator

Calculate the impact of ex-manufacturer price changes to low-cost PBS medicines.

PBS Remuneration

Details on the government's latest PBS remuneration prices.

Latest PBS Price Changes

The Guild provides information on remuneration and upcoming price changes and PBS Schedule variations to assist members to monitor and plan from a business perspective

S100 Programmes

S100 Programmes

Details of alternative PBS remuneration for S100 medicines.

Includes S100 Highly Specialised Drugs Co-payment Program Portal for NSW pharmacies.

Survey Approvals

  • #587 - Gold Cross Products & Services

    Ongoing | Online | National

  • #833 - The Pharmacy Guild of Australia

    Ongoing | Email | National

  • #887 - Monash University

    Ongoing | Online | National

Latest Survey Reports

  • #880 - National Australia Bank

    Survey conducted by Gundabluey Research

  • #882 - Australian Government Department of Health

    Survey conducted by National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS)

  • #893 - Australian Government Department of Health

    Survey conducted by Ernst & Young


Download the latest reports from the Guild.

Framework for Change

The Guild Framework for Change (formerly CP2025) enables the Guild to develop a vision to enable community pharmacies to have a viable, longer-term future as an integral part of the Australian health care system serving the needs of increasingly empowered health consumers.

Latest Framework for Change

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Guild Digest

The Guild Digest presents a snapshot of pharmacy operations in Australia for the preceding financial year.

Latest Guild Digest



The Pharmacy Rental Report is a guide to the commercial landscape currently facing community pharmacy in relation to leasing and landlord relationships

Latest Pharmacy Rental Report


Script Volume

The Script Volume Monitoring Report measures PBS volume at an industry level, as published by the Department of Health on a monthly basis. The report shows trends in annual rolling volume for items dispensed by co-payment status

Latest Script Volume Monitoring Reports


State of Industry

It presents information on trends in dispensary volumes and demographics, industry wide revenue, employment, pharmacy clinical services, special dispensing circumstances and a number of business indicators.

Latest State of the Industry Reports


Business Conditions

The Business Conditions Survey is an annual survey, conducted at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference, which seeks to assess the business conditions experienced by Guild members

Latest Business Conditions Reports

More Business conditions survey

Workforce Capability Project

The Guild is undertaking a Workforce Capability Project to understand the workforce capability, capacity and employability needs within and for pharmacy.

The project will assist advocacy and strategic decision making relating to primary healthcare within pharmacy now and into the future.

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Data Driven Insights 2022

The changing role of Australian community pharmacies on the healthcare frontline.

Community pharmacies are a vital  pillar of our national healthcare system and their role has taken on a new meaning since the pandemic swept across the nation.

This report draws on data from Westpac and The Pharmacy Guild of Australia to identify some of the key changes in consumer behaviour over the past three years.

The report shows how the pandemic has impacted consumer spending habits in community pharmacies. And, with the help of experts, it explores which consumer behaviours are likely to continue into the future.

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Latest News

World Pharmacy Council Sector Analysis Report


11 January 2023

The fifth annual World Pharmacy Council Sector Analysis Report provides an overview of community pharmacy practice, regulation, trends, opportunities, research...

COVID-19 impact on pharmacies


11 January 2023

COVID-19 triggered a dramatic decline in operations for many businesses, but pharmacies were not among them, a report in the...

Landmark 50th edition of Guild Digest


09 November 2022

This year marks the 50th edition of the Guild Digest (Digest) – the pre-eminent publication examining the operation and financial...

50 years of Guild Digest

Office of the National President

04 November 2022

It gives me great pleasure to launch the Guild Digest, a special edition for its 50th year.

Changing role of community pharmacy report


14 September 2022

A new report has revealed spending at pharmacies across Australia significantly increased during the pandemic, as more people chose to...

Westpac Group and Pharmacy Guild - the changing role of community pharmacy report

Media Release

24 August 2022

Westpac and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia are proud to announce the release of a report that explores how the...

Latest Guild State of the Industry Report now live

Guild Alert

24 August 2022

The member-exclusive State of the Industry Report for the April-June 2022 quarter is now available.

Act now to take part in Guild Digest


13 July 2022

Pharmacy Guild members are being urged to act quickly and take part in the industry-wide Guild Digest survey which closes...

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