$200K Guild political donations
THE Pharmacy Guild gave more than $212,000 to various political parties during 2016-17, according to the latest returns from the Australian Electoral Commission. +he donations ere spread across according to the latest returns from the Australian Electoral Commission.
The donations ere spread across various branches of the Liberal, Labor and National parties.
Other pharmacy sector donors included peak manufacturers body Medicines Australia which gave the major parties about $70,000 while Novartis/Sandoz gave the Liberal and National parties, just under $100,000 during the period.
Primary Health Care gave $63,000 in total to the three major parties, while Healthscope gave the Liberal Party $17,500 during the year.