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50 Year Celebration

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For fifty years Malouf Pharmacies have been committed to providing expert advice and services to assist the health and wellbeing of Queenslanders and their families.

1962 - 2012
See how Malouf Pharmacies began and how we grew over the decades.

50 Year Celebration - Timeline

  • 1960 Icons.jpgTHE BEGINNING - The first Malouf Pharmacies store opens in Brisbane

    Our Founder and Managing Director, Richard Malouf graduates from Pharmacy from QUT, Brisbane campus.
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    The first pharmacy opens in Albert Street, Brisbane City.

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    Sir Joh Bjelke Petersen commenced his Premiership in Queensland, the Bruce Highway likning Brisbane to Cairns was completed and Beatle-mania hit Brisbane with the band being greeted by more than 10,000 fans.
  • 1970 Icons.jpgSECOND PHARMACY OPENS - Ian Malouf joins the business

    Ian Malouf, Richard Malouf's younger brother joined the business

    The Albert Street pharmacy is relocated to Queen Street

    Beauty Bazaar ws introduced into Malouf Pharmacies to showcase beauty products
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    Malouf Pharmacies opens its second store at Mt Gravatt

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    Neville Bonner became the first indigenous person to be elected into Federal Parliament, Gold Coast surfwear company Billabong is founded and the Brisbane floods devastate Brisbane
  • 1980 Icons.jpgA DECADE OF GROWTH - 5 Pharmacies

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    Lawrie Bray joins the Malouf Pharmacies brand as the 3rd business partner

    Pharmacies open at Ascot, Burleigh, Capalaba and New Farm

    The Group now has five stores

    Other Queensland News

    The ALP returns to power after 32 years, the Great Barrier Reef is World Heritage listed, the Commonwealth Games are held in Brisbane and the Fitzgerald inquiry begins
  • 1990 Icons.jpgEXPANSION CONTINUES - Malouf Pharmacies enters Regional Markets and opens pharmacy number 10

    A strong decade of expansion for the group with the tenth pharmacy opening.

    The first regional pharmacy is opened in Rockhampton.

    Two pharmacies are also opened in Cleveland as well as Beenleigh and Forest Lake.

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    The first electric train service commenced between Brisbane and Rockhampton, Southbank opened and the first high-speed City Cat service began operation in Brisbane.
  • 2000 Icons.jpgEXPANSION - More pharmacies, a bigger Administration Office and a larger Distribution Centre

    Another strong decade of expansion for the group

    The first Toowoomba Malouf Pharmacies opens at Wyalla in 2006.

    Toowoomba - The Ridge, Gympie, North Bundaberg, Maroochydore, Kenmore, Sandgate and Aspley open.

    The Malouf Pharmacies Administration office is relocated from Robertson Street in New Farm to Commercial Road, Teneriffe to accommodate more staff and growth of the brand.
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    Malouf Pharmacies website launched

    Malouf Pharmcies Rewards program is launched to incentivise loyal customers.

    Stuart McBrien appointed as CEO (Current).
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    Malouf Pharmacies launched Cosmetics Fragrance Direct.
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    Other Queensland News

    The population in Queensland reaches 4 million in 2005, North Queensland is devastated by Cyclone Larry, Kevin Rudd becomes the first Queensland Prime Minister and Anna Bligh is sworn in as the first female Premier.
  • 2010 Icons.jpgEXPANSION - A larger Distribution Centre is sourced and the second generation enter the business

    In 2010 Malouf Group Pharmacies undertakes a brand review and develops a new logo and drops the word "Group"  from the brand name.

    In 2010 a 4,000 square metre premises in Eagle Farm is sourced to accommodate the growth of the brand.
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    Richard Malouf, in 2011,  is inducted into the Fragrance Foundation Australia's Hall of Fame.
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    Richard Malouf, in 2010, receives "Outstanding Alumni Award" from QUT, Brisbane.

    Second Generation Malouf family members enter the business.
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    High Street Toowoomba opens and the opening of Gympie Southside takes the number of Malouf Pharmacies to eighteen in Queensland.

    Cosmetics Fragrance Direct opens 16th store nationally.

    Cosmetics Fragrance Direct launches an online shopping website in September 2012.

    Other Queensland News

    The Gobal Financial Crisis hits, the floods devastate many Queensland areas, Cyclone Yasi devastates North Queensland and The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Brisbane.