Australians will be able to buy medication in bulk-supply from September

Lucinda Garbutt-Young
Updated April 26 2023 - 12:17pm, first published 12:00pm
Image: File
Image: File

The cost of hundreds of common medicines will be halved from September 2023 in a change to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) but pharmacists say the plan will create critical supply shortages.

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Lucinda Garbutt-Young

Lucinda Garbutt-Young is a producer at The Canberra Times. She was previously a reporter at the Newcastle Herald, where she covered breaking news, court and other general news. Do you have a story? Email Lucinda at

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