Who we are


PPA is not just a union – we are also a professional association with a membership of over 7,000 pharmacists. We support individuals and groups on workplace issues, advocate for policy change and provide a voice to non-owner pharmacists on issues that affect patients and the profession.


Our vision


We work on behalf of our members to win the professional recognition, respect and rewards that they deserve.

Who we are

Our Story


Joining Professional Pharmacists Australia gives you the opportunity to make positive and lasting changes to your career and strengthen community pharmacy now, and in the future.

Importantly, PPA has been a division of Professionals Australia since 1997. Professionals Australia represents a diverse range of professions, including engineering, science, IT, translators and interpreters, architecture and many others. So, when you join PPA, you also become part of Professional Australia’s massive network of 25,000 professionals and extensive range of member services and benefits.


What we offer


Professional Pharmacists Australia is committed to: 

  • providing the highest standard of workplace advice and support to our members;
  • delivering access to high quality continued professional development;
  • advocating on behalf of community pharmacists so that they are heard by government and industry; and
  • building upon the successes of past campaigns to continue negotiating improved salaries and conditions for the sector.


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We are a strong network of 25,000 professionals who work together for a better deal for all our members.


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