PM and Shorten back ownership rules

The prime minister and the leader of the Opposition have repeated their support for Australia’s community pharmacy ownership model.

Both were present at last night’s Pharmacy Guild Parliamentary Dinner. And both sang the praises of community pharmacists and the contribution they make to the Australian health system.

Other high-profile guests included ministers Sussan Ley and Julie Bishop, the leader of the Greens, Dr Richard Di Natale, and Emma McBride, described by Bill Shorten as the “only pharmacist in the 45th parliament