Many Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Exhibition (APP2021) sponsors and exhibitors received a welcome boost to attend through the Federal Government’s Business Events Grant Program.  The Federal Gov...
Federal Government supports the pharmacy industry at APP2021 with $1.36M in fund...
Thousands of attendees were able to enjoy the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Exhibition (APP2021) thanks to support from Official Event Partner, Tourism & Events Queensland. APP2021 and APP2022 are s...
Queensland Government thanked as official APP2021 Event Partner
Watch the APP2021 highlights!
This week APP2021 will tackle issues facing all parts of Australian life, including our COVID-19 economic and health recovery, cyber technology and security, the future of community pharmacy, the vision of our political ...
APP2021 looks to the future with conference line-up – two sleeps to go!
The Australian Professional Pharmacy Conference 2021 has again created a conference app available for free via the Apple App Store and via Google Play. All delegates are encouraged to download the APP2021 mobile app...
How to make the most out of the APP2021 Conference app!
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s COVID Safe Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP2021), has been declared a success, with the conference attracting close to 5,200 attendees who got to meet face-to-face on t...
Successful APP2021 a massive win for community pharmacy!
There are a million and one ways that pharmacy assistants can enjoy APP2021 next week. Pharmacy assistants are encouraged to not miss out by booking their free registration to the sold-out trade exhibition or enjoying re...
Pharmacy Assistants and PATY at APP - 1 week to go!
With less than one week to go until APP2021 (APP), attendees are being reminded of a few changes to this year’s conference on the Gold Coast to make the event COVID safe for everyone. Kos Sclavos AM, APP Convenor and f...
What to expect from the first COVID Safe APP2021
The Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP2021) will be well headlined by leaders in Australian politics, sport and public health. A COVID Safe event, APP2021, is Australia’s largest pharmacy conference ...
Don’t miss out on the who’s who of sport and politics at APP2021 this w...
APP2021 today announced that the Hon Michael McCormack MP, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development will be speaking at the conference in less than t...
Deputy PM, Hon Michael McCormack MP, to address pharmacy industry at APP2021
Kos Sclavos AM, APP Convenor and former Guild National President, highlighted that APP2021 attendees would have the opportunity to hear from economists and experts in the field of cyber technology at this year's conferen...
Cyber Attacks and the future economy to feature at APP2021
Kos Sclavos AM, APP Convenor and former Guild National President, announced today that APP2021 was ‘all systems go’ as it was now one week before the annual conference kicked off. APP is Australia’s largest pharmac...
See you at APP - One week to go
With the COVID-19 vaccination a hot topic in the past few months, community pharmacy and the wider industry is invited to hear the latest updates face-to-face from leaders in charge of the rollout.Kos Sclavos AM, APP Con...
APP2021 the place to get your COVID-19 vaccination rollout updates first-hand
Pharmacists and other primary healthcare professionals are often the first point of call for patient’s vaccine related questions. Pharmacists are invited to learn more about how public perception and the perceived risk...
Confidently answering your patient’s COVID-19 vaccine questions: thrombosis wi...
It’s not just the pharmacy industry who will be spotted at APP2021 – this year’s attendees will be treated to guest appearances from several sporting legends, plus presentations from Anna Meares OAM and Steven Brad...
Get your sports star fix at APP2021 on the Gold Coast
Pharmacists are being encouraged by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia to enrol in additional training before APP to bring themselves up-to-date and learn hands-on methods to help them practice to their full potential.“I ...
Limited seats available for practical pharmacist training in pre-APP workshops ...
Sponsorship and trade exhibition stands for APP2021—now less than four weeks away—are sold out. Kos Sclavos AM, APP2021 Convenor encouraged anyone yet to purchase their registrations to APP2021 to act quickly.APP2021...
See you at APP2021 – sponsorship and trade exhibition now sold out!
Advocate for Doctors with Disabilities and Queensland State Recipient of Australian of the Year 2021, Dr. Dinesh Palipana OAM, will share the inspiring story of how he became Queensland’s first quadriplegic medical gra...
Queensland’s first quadriplegic doctor to give major address at APP2021
Kos Sclavos AM, APP2021 Convenor and former Guild National President, today announced that attendees at APP2021 will have the opportunity to hear directly from Queensland’s Chief Health Officer (CHO), Dr. Jeannette You...
APP2021 attendees to hear from Queensland’s Chief Health Officer 
Kos Sclavos AM, APP2021 Convenor and former Guild National President, said the line-up of speakers at this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP2021) was one of the best that he’s seen in the 30-ye...
Outstanding APP2021 speaker line-up the best so far – 5 weeks to go! 
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, announced today that Tourism & Events Queensland has come on board as the Official Event Partner of the 2021 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade...
Queensland Government welcomed as official event partner of APP2021 
Each year, I am asked as APP Chairman to provide my top session picks. This year’s program will be particularly diverse, as we are holding the first national pharmacy conference, face-to-face, for over a year. During t...
APP Chairman’s – 20 ‘Must Attend’ APP2021 Sessions
Attendees for this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition (APP2021) can now confidently book their attendance, with a full refund being provided if border control measures or governme...
100% refund means attendees can book with confidence
With the recent announcement that the mass rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in community pharmacy will be delayed for at least a month, Kos Sclavos AM, APP2021 Convenor and former Guild National President, invited the in...
APP COVID safety - risk free registrations – community pharmacy COVID-19 vacci...
As pharmacists face a wave of challenges due to the pandemic, including legislative changes, David Brown tells Retail Pharmacy how the evolving insurance and risk management needs of the profession help shape the company...
Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with David Brown, CEO, PDL
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia today reminded pharmacy owners, pharmacists and pharmacy staff planning on attending this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2021) of some of the...
Great deals on offer for APP2021 - early bird closes soon!
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s newly elected National President, Professor Trent Twomey, today told pharmacy owners, pharmacists and pharmacy staff that he was looking forward to seeing them face-to-face at the Aust...
Newly elected Guild National President invites industry to reconnect at APP2021
Media Release 17 February 2021The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care confirmed for APP2021The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is pleased to announce this morning that the Federal Minister for Health ...
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health confirmed for APP2021
Media Release2 March 2021Pharmacy rentals on the agenda at APP2021Pharmacy owners and managers at this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2021) will be provided with expert advi...
Pharmacy rentals on the agenda at APP2021
Media Release 3 March 2021Hon Mark Butler MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Health and Aged Care confirmed for APP2021 The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is pleased to announce the Federal Shadow Minister for Health and Aged ...
Hon Mark Butler MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Health and Aged Care confirmed
Media Release 2 February 2021Time is running out to access APP2021 Super Early Bird savings The Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP) organisers, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, to...
Time is running out to access APP2021 Super Early Bird savings ​
Media Release9 February 2021APP2021 Super Early Bird Savings Extended Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP) Chairman Kos Sclavos AM today announced that the Super Early Bird cutoff date f...
APP2021 Super Early Bird Savings Extended
Media Release 15 February 2021Access to Federal Grant funding still available for APP2021The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced today that grant support is still available for Australian Pharmacy Professional Conf...
Access to Federal Grant funding still available for APP2021
When Rochelle Courtenay first learnt of homeless women going without basic sanitary items during their menstrual cycle, she decided the question was not, “why is no one doing anything” but rather, “what’s stoppin...
Share the Dignity founder to address APP delegates​
Media Release 12 January 2021Exhibitor and delegate grant funding secured for APP2021The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, announced this week they have been successful in securing grant support through Aus...
Exhibitor and delegate grant funding secured for APP2021​
Media Release 20 January 2021APP2021 program now available: super earlybird closing soonThe Pharmacy Guild of Australia today released its program for the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition ...
APP2021 program now available: super earlybird closing soon​
Friday’s announcement from National Cabinet that travel restrictions will be eased between states and territories (except WA) by Christmas 2020 was warmly welcomed by APP Convenor and former Guild National President, K...
National Cabinet’s easing of travel restrictions supports APP2021 delegates to...
The easing of Queensland’s COVID-19 restrictions from today mean that delegates and industry will be able to reconnect with care at APP2021 on 20-23 May at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC). APP C...
APP delegates celebrate today’s easing of Queensland COVID-19 event restrictio...
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s announcement that borders will open to Victorian visitors on 1 December was met with great jubilation by community pharmacies and the ph...
APP2021 good to go for Greater Sydney and Victorian community pharmacy industry&...
Retail Pharmacy talks to Carmen Riley, Chief Operating Officer, CH2.  Some in the industry may have hoped CH2 would go away, Carmen Riley tells Retail Pharmacy, but she assures that the wholesaler whose daily o...
Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Carmen Riley
Registrations are now open for the 2021 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2021), which is being held from 20-23 May on the sunny Gold Coast. APP2021 delegates will have a getaway to loo...
APP2021 delegates invited to enjoy the sun, surf and 60+ sessions.
Without a doubt, 2020 has been one of pharmacy’s most challenging years on record. Medicines supply chain issues, rapidly changing procedures to safeguard staff and the community and customer abuse have been just a few...
How your community pharmacy can survive and thrive in the post COVID-19 era
The cancellation of this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP) had a devastating impact on the pharmacy industry and beyond, affecting delegates, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, suppliers and the loc...
Safety of APP2021 attendees the Guild’s top priority
Six-time Olympic medallist Anna Meares OAM will tell Australia’s top pharmacists what it takes to be the world’s best, when she speaks at APP2021.Meares, a double-Olympic track-cycling champion, will be a headline sp...
Olympic legend Anna Meares to bring gold standard to APP
Retail Pharmacy talks to Andrew Jenkin, Managing Director, iNova Australia and NewZealand, the regional head of the company whose products include Difflam, Demazin and DermaVeen about its operation and performance in the...
Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Andrew Jenkin
More than 1,000 people tuned in to the APP Online livestream from Thursday 19 March to Saturday 21 March, supporting the reworked, digital format of the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference.With a backdrop o...
APP Online Wrap Up
More than 1,000 people tuned in to the APP Online livestream from Thursday 19 March to Saturday 21 March, supporting the reworked, digital format of the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference.With a backdrop o...
APP Online Wrap Up
To allow for more time for COVID-19 restrictions to be further lifted, the date of next year’s APP will be changed from March to 20-23 May 2021.The organising committee is currently developing a COVIDSafe Plan in conju...
New dates for APP2021 announced - 20-23 May
Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference organisers are pleased to announce that a new session regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been added to the APP2020 program.Conference Convenor Kos Sclavos AM said that a seni...
09 MAR 2020
New APP session to outline impacts of COVID-19 on community pharmacy
MEDIA RELEASEFriday 13 March 2020APP2020 Postponed Organisers of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP) today announced that the 2020 event, scheduled to commence on Wednesday 18 March, will be postponed. ...
13 MAR 2020
APP POSTPONED
More than 1,000 people tuned in to the APP Online livestream from Thursday 19 March to Saturday 21 March, supporting the new, digital format of the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference. With a backdrop of th...
24 MAR 2020
APP Online Successfully Live-streamed  Nationwide
The Pharmacy Guild is pleased to welcome Australian of the Year and Former Chair of the Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council, Rosie Batty AO, to share her story at APP’s Ann Dalton Address on Saturday 21 March. Ms Batt...
26 FEB 2020
Rosie Batty AO to speak at APP2020
The times are changing faster than ever - technologically, demographically, socially, and economically. In the ongoing quest for relevance, it is imperative that businesses and leaders observe the changes, understand th...
03 MAR 2020
Understanding and engaging with the ever-changing customer
Organisers of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP) are pleased to announce Shadow Minister for Health, the Hon. Chris Bowen MP will speak at the conference on Friday 20 March.Confere...
06 MAR 2020
Shadow Minister for Health, Chris Bowen MP confirmed for APP2020
Each year, I am asked as APP Chairman to provide my top session picks. This year’s program will be particularly diverse, as we are holding the first national pharmacy conference, face-to-face, for over a year. During t...
APP Chairman’s top 20 highlights
Excitement is growing for the following five pharmacies which were recently announced as finalists in the 2020 Guild Pharmacy of the Year competition: Capital Chemist Chisholm, ACT Moama Pharmacy, NSW LiveLife Pharma...
26 FEB 2020
Meet the 2020 Guild Pharmacy of the Year Finalists
As community pharmacy continues to evolve, pharmacy education will need to transform to ensure that Australian pharmacists are ready to meet the workforce needs and seize emerging practice opportunities.Don't miss your c...
26 FEB 2020
Pharmacy education in Australia – are we ‘future ready’?
Join internationally renowned, award-winning screenwriter and novelist, Luke Davies, who will recount his remarkable story of reliance on heroin, his subsequent treatments including buprenorphine, and what led him to Hol...
20 FEB 2020
Oscar nominee Luke Davies to present at APP2020
Click below to read Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Barbara Gobis, Director, Pharmacists Clinic Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of British Columbia, Canada.
25 FEB 2020
Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Barbara Gobis
Click below to read Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Paul Naismith, Founder & CEO Fred IT Group and Director of the Pharmx EDI Joint Venture
25 FEB 2020
Retail Pharmacy's exclusive interview with Paul Naismith
Exploring how Australian pharmacies can benefit from innovative pharmacy practices overseas will be the focus of a key session at this year’s Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2020) o...
3 FEB 2020
Global search for innovation - learnings for Community Pharmacy in Australia
Australia has 28 years of uninterrupted growth. But can the good times last? Chief Economist of CommSec, Craig James, will be discussing this hot topic at the 2020 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP2020) on...
10 FEB 2020
Can Australia's record expansion continue?
The bushfire season of 2019-20 was the most sustained and confronting in our history, with fires threatening communities in multiple States across unprecedented areas of land, taking lives and destroying property.This pr...
13 FEB 2020
Black Summer: Australia's 2019/2020 bushfire season - a community pharmacy persp...
Check out the highlights from #APP2019 in the wrap video below!Save the date – #APP2020 will be held from 19 – 22 March 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.Click on the video to view the #APP2019 ...
18 MAR 2019
Watch all of the action from APP2019
AJP’s Pharmacy’s Got Talent is back for APP2020 and entries are now open to both pharmacists and exhibitors to showcase their talents.Next year’s contest promises to be bigger and even more fun than the inaugural c...
4 DEC 2019
AJP Pharmacy’s Got Talent entries open
With the Australian Government’s recent announcement that legislation and a technical framework are now in place for electronic prescriptions, and their vision that all community pharmacies are ‘ePrescription ready...
12 DEC 2019
Electronic prescriptions a key focus of APP2020
Over 6000 delegates descended on the Gold Coast for the 2019 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition. Joined by over 100 speakers and political leaders from both major parties, the conference w...
12 MAR 2019
APP2019 WRAP UP

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