The hot topics
Talking to a female Pharmacist who was earning $28 per hour at one of the Discount Chains - not worth doing the Pharmacy 5 year course for that sort of money. She now works in Public Hospital and make $35 plus per hour. Retail needs to pick it's socks up and pay decent wages. Or else lose your best staff .
Prospective B.Pharm. students should also look at all available courses (i.e. not just Pharmacy) - the oversupply is Australia now does those of us in the game no favours.