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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.
Amendment of a licence.
Population Health Division
Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)
Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)
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