Tambassis named key Australian powerhouse that 'nobody has heard of'

ABC list puts him alongside PM’s chief of staff and other influential people

The ABC has named Pharmacy Guild president George Tambassis one of the 10 most powerful people Australians have probably never heard of.

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George Tambassis.

He won a place thanks to the Guild’s ability to run “very effective campaigns” because its pharmacist members own businesses in every community.

This is the reason why there are no pharmacies in supermarkets and the Guild has seen off successive attempts to make