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Health Minister Mark Butler to open PSA23

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) < 1 mins read

5 July 2023

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has today announced that Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care the Hon Mark Butler MP will attend PSA23 in Sydney on 28 July 2023.

PSA23 is Australia’s leading education conference for pharmacists. 

PSA National President Dr Fei Sim FPS said that there had never been a more important time for the Minister to address pharmacists.

“I am pleased to confirm that Minister Butler will address pharmacists directly as part of PSA23,” Dr Sim said.

“This will be the first time that Minister Butler addresses pharmacists since he announced the introduction of 60-day dispensing in April.

“PSA23 will be an opportunity for pharmacists to hear directly from the Minister for Health and Aged Care, as well as the Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Health Emma McBride on the significant policy changes impacting our profession.”

PSA23 will see attendance from both sides of politics. Shadow Minister for Health and Aged Care Senator Anne Ruston will also be addressing attendees on Saturday 29 July.

For more information on PSA23 and the conference program, visit


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The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is the only national peak body that represents all of Australia’s pharmacists across all practice settings. We want every Australian to have access to the best healthcare, and this must include optimising access to pharmacists’ knowledge and medicines expertise at the forefront of our healthcare system.

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