Guild rejects senator’s 'pharmacy fantasy'

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has hit back at claims by a NSW senator that pharmacy owners are protected and enriched by “anti-competitive” regulations and subsidies.

The original letter, penned by NSW Senator David Leyonhjelm, was published in the Australian Financial Review last Friday (19 September) and took aim at the location rules surrounding community pharmacy.

Referring to the Guild as “the most