Greg Hunt rejects push for GPs to own pharmacies

He says the monopoly ownership rules have bipartisan support

Greg Hunt has issued a blunt response to GPs lobbying for the right to own pharmacies, declaring the issue has already been looked at and rejected.

Greg Hunt
Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

On Tuesday, the AMA launched a campaign to dismantle the rules that prohibit anyone except pharmacists from owning a pharmacy, arguing they served little purpose other than