Pharmacy giant to deliver drugs via Google drones

No joke.

A major pharmacy chain will use drones to fly over-the-counter medications and toiletries direct to patients' homes.


Chemist Warehouse says it has teamed up with Google to run a drone-delivery trial in Royalla, a small community on the NSW–ACT border.

Via an app, customers will be able to order from a list of more than 100 products.

A drone will then be dispatched and hover over a Chemist Warehouse trailer, based in Royalla.

A hook will be lowered from the drone so that a staff member can attach medications or