Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

This website contains information on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including details of the medicines subsidised by the Australian Government as well as information for consumers, carers, health professionals and the pharmaceutical industry. The PBS is part of Australia’s broader National Medicines Policy.

60-day prescriptions of PBS medicines. Learn about the changes to Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicine prescriptions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A wide range of commonly asked Questions and Answers related to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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Publications & Downloads

View or download the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits, Reports and Fact sheets.

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A-Z Medicine Listing

An A-Z medicine list of all medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, listed in drug or brand order.

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PBS Contacts

PBS Contacts for Consumers, Health Professionals and Industry. PBS Information Line and Media Enquiries.

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About the PBS

The PBS Schedule lists all of the medicines available to be dispensed to patients at a Government-subsidised price. The Schedule is part of the wider Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme managed by the Department of Health and Aged Care and administered by Services Australia.

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How to list on the PBS

A step-by-step guide to listing on the PBS including the various aspects of the listing process such as the PBAC guidelines and Guarantee of Supply requirements.

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