Funding set to save regional pharmacies

March 19, 2024 11:26 am in by
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In a move that benefits regional communities, the Federal Government is investing $3 billion in Australian pharmacies.

This follows a battle between the industry and government over the 60-day dispensing policy – which prompted concerns for the future of small pharmacies.

Nationals leader David Littleproud says he’s pleased with the new funding, after standing shoulder-to-shoulder with regional, rural and remote pharmacists.

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The finer details of the funding boost are expected to be ironed out over coming weeks.