Pharmacy Location Rules

Page last updated: 11 December 2015

The Pharmacy Location Rules (the Rules) are a fundamental component of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement.  The Rules contribute to the overall objective of the National Medicines Policy to improve the health outcomes of all Australians through access to, and quality use of, medicines.

The Rules set out location-based criteria which must be met as part of a pharmacist establishing an approved pharmacy.

Pharmacy Location Rules (the Rules) and the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority (ACPA)

Pharmacy Location Rules Applicant’s Handbook

Ministerial Discretion

FAQs about Ministerial Discretion



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