Position Statement Management of incomplete pharmacy financial interest & pharmacy premises applications
The Pharmacy Council of NSW is responsible for regulating pharmacy businesses and maintaining the register of pharmacies in NSW. This includes reviewing and approving pharmacy financial interest and pharmacy premises applications. This is a position statement on the...
List of compounding resources
Compounding resources developed by the Council to support pharmacists in understanding their professional obligations with respect to compounding.
Our newsletters
This page lists the newsletters of the Pharmacy Council of NSW.
Lodgement of applications
The Pharmacy Council is required to advise the Australian Government Department of Human Services / Medicare when the requirements of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) relating to the change of ownership, establishment of a new pharmacy or...

Council Annual Reports 2022/23

For the 2022/23 reporting period, the joint annual report of the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils (Councils) is now available.

NSW Health Professional Councils and HPCA launch Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy

The NSW Health Professional Councils and Health Professional Councils Authority have launched their joint Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy 2023 – 2024.

Cultural safety

The joint Councils and HPCA Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy 2023 - 2024 aims to strengthen cultural safety within the NSW regulatory system through increased participation of Aboriginal people and collaboration with stakeholders.


The NSW Ministry of Health has received several confirmed reports of pharmacists being targeted to obtain Schedule 8 drugs fraudulently.

Changes to ownership application approvals process

Early in 2020 there will be a number of significant changes to the pharmacy ownership approval process. Lodgement dates: There will no longer be lodgement dates for receipt of applications. This means that complete and compliant applications will be assessed and...

2018/19 Annual Report

The 2018/19 Annual Report of the Pharmacy Council of NSW is now available. The 2018/19 Annual Report is structured in three parts: Part 1 Information that is common across all Councils, including the responsibilities of Councils, governance, compliance and data reports...