Part of Professionals Australia

Welcome to PPA

PPA is the union that represents non owner pharmacists who work in community pharmacies right across Australia.

We are part of the Professionals Australia network with more than 25,000 members across Australia.

Now offering access to the highly regarded shpacpd program, as well member support and advocacy, the PPA is run by community pharmacists, for community pharmacists.


Learn more or Join online.

Latest campaign updates

PPA: It’s time for new thinking in pharmacy
Wednesday, 2 July 2014
Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission
Thursday, 26 June 2014
Professional Pharmacists Australia welcomes wage increase
Thursday, 5 June 2014
PPA figures show effect of discount pharmacy on the wages of community pharmacists.
Tuesday, 3 June 2014
PPA calls on Guild to support only tamper-resistant oxycodone in Australia
Monday, 2 June 2014
PPA to Guild: Join us to increase the Award to counter discount pharmacy
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Thinking about work experience
Thursday, 29 May 2014
PPA hits out at Guild’s latest attack on pharmacist pay and conditions
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Chris Walton discusses the impacts of higher priced degrees
Monday, 26 May 2014
Budget reveals challenges in pharmacy
Thursday, 15 May 2014
There’s nothing smart about cutting brains
Friday, 2 May 2014
Don’t worry about the Commission of Audit, supermarkets are already here
Friday, 2 May 2014
PPA calls on non-owners to share their concerns about community pharmacy
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Pharmacists need to be aware of their rights regarding redundancy
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
Pharmacists need to be aware of their rights regarding redundancy
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
Reports reveal urgent need to reform broken CPA in face of looming crisis
Wednesday, 2 April 2014
It’s Time to Act as Community Pharmacy Wages Go Nowhere
Monday, 31 March 2014
PPA win at FWC: Pharmacists not to be considered with fast food workers
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Help make 2014 the year for change in Community Pharmacy.
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
PPA calls guild’s push on penalty rates and comparison to retail sector divisive
Friday, 21 February 2014

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