Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election.
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.
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Frequently Asked Questions
A wide range of commonly asked Questions and Answers related to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.Read More
Publications & Downloads
View or download the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits, Reports and Fact sheets.Read More
A-Z Medicine Listing
An A-Z medicine list of all medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, listed in drug or brand order.Read More
PBS Contacts for Consumers, Health Professionals and Industry. PBS Information Line and Media Enquiries.Read More
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 administered by Services Australia.Read More
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.Read More