Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

The Australian Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) provides reliable, timely and affordable access to a wide range of medicines for all Australians.

Page last updated: 14 August 2013

The Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits, which lists all medicines available under the PBS, is available at

The Schedule is updated monthly to include new listings and the latest changes.

Useful links on the PBS website:

PBS Fact Sheets
Information on various PBS fact sheets

>> PBS Fact Sheets
PBS Safety Net Changes
Information on the PBS Safety Net

>>PBS Safety Net
Statistics pertinent to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

>> PBS Statistics
PBAC Outcomes and Public Summary Documents
Outcomes of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee meetings and Public Summary Documents

>> PBAC Outcomes and Public Summary Documents