Victorian Pharmacy Authority Guidelines - Victoria


These guidelines apply to all registered pharmacists in public and private practice, and approved operators of pharmacy premises, depots and departments. They provide details of the operating and behavioural standards for registered health professionals in the field of pharmacy. They also contain details of current legislation affecting pharmacy practice, and procedures for the control and operation of a pharmacy business, as covered by the industry minimum standards of good practice.

When deciding applications for a pharmacy business or pharmacy department licence, the Agency will take into account applicants' compliance with these standards.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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Administering agency

Victorian Pharmacy Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Pharmacy Approval Unit

Victorian Pharmacy Authority

Operating address: Level 2
15 - 31 Pelham Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Phone: 03 9653 1700
Fax: 03 9653 1750