Free Prescriptions

In-store service: FREE* prescription dispensing 

At Countdown Pharmacy, we offer FREE* prescriptions nationwide.

Visiting us in-store? Drop your prescription off to the pharmacy counter and we can prepare it while you shop.

Alternatively, you can send your prescriptions to us: 

  • Ask your doctor or medical centre to email your prescription directly to one of our in-store pharmacies.  

  • Take a photo of your prescription and email it to one of our in-store pharmacies. Please note that we only accept barcoded prescriptions from patients, and you will be asked to present the hardcopy upon collection of your medicines.

Once we receive your prescription, we will start processing it as soon as we can.  Your prescription should be ready for collection within an hour^. 

Get your FREE* prescription at Countdown Pharmacy today!

*No $5 standard subsidised prescription charge per item payable. Other charges relating to patient co-payment for specialist’s, dentist’s prescriptions, funded, partially funded and non-funded items may apply. 

^From the point we receive your prescription. Please note there may be delays in getting your prescription ready if  the Pharmacist has to contact your doctor to clarify your prescription, or if the pharmacy gets busy. You may want to contact your pharmacy to confirm the status of your prescription before collection. 

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