Pharmacy Medicines Rural Communities Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a pharmacy business in a rural community within the Australian Capital Territory.

The licence entitles the holder to issue, obtain, possess or sell licensed medicine by retail in a rural community. For the purposes of this licence a rural community is any community more than 25km by the shortest practical route to the nearest community pharmacy.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Submit a written application
  • Provide evidence the business carried out will be of selling goods by retail
  • Provide information that the premises conducting the sale, will be more than 25km by the shortest practical route to the nearest community pharmacy
  • Have the approved knowledge, training and experience
  • Comply with any other requirements that may be set.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$125.00
VaryVariation$36.00

Amendment of a licence.

Administering agency

Health Directorate
Population Health Division

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Pharmaceutical Services
Health Directorate
Population Health Division


Operating address:
Howard Florey Centenary House,
25 Mulley Street
Holder
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address:
Locked Bag No.5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611

Phone:

02 62073974

Fax:

02 32050997
HealthACT@act.gov.au

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