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About Us

Support & Advice

At Peak Pharmacies we take the time to listen to our customers, so we can offer you the best advice to help with your health concerns.


When you visit a Peak Pharmacy you can expect professional attention from an experienced team that has up-to-date knowledge of pharmacy medicines and over-the-counter treatments,  ensuring you don’t leave without your health problem solved.

As well as community care, Peak Pharmacies has a long history of providing specialist Aged Care Pharmacy Services to Geelong’s Aged Care Facilities, supporting residents’ wellbeing and providing medication management solutions that assist staff in easily and safely distributing medications.

Our Mission

" To  offer our customers and aged care providers Professional Advice they can rely on.

We provide our customers with confidence, professional expertise, demonstrated care and science based honesty regarding their health and medications. "


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Community Support 
Helping to make a difference to the community in which we operate

Peak Pharmacies have supported the KOGO organisation for over 10 years. KOGO enhances social inclusion through volunteering and providing hand knitted items of warmth and comfort to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community. KOGO supplies donated items to over 310 Community Partner Organisations

Peak Pharmacies have proudly supported the local community and the Give Where You Live Foundation through the Big Program for over 10 years. 

The Geelong Foundation is a local change maker, who seek to play a broader role of catalysing and effecting positive social change across the wider Geelong region. 

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Founding Partners

Chris Thompson

Chris, a Geelong local, started working at the Bellarine Village pharmacy in 1997. Together with Shelley, Greg and Zane he was integral in the formation of the Peak Pharmacies brand in 2012.

He was the Peak Pharmacies Operations Manager and the driving force behind the growth of the group with his expertise in business management. Chris left the group in February 2022 to further his career in business management. 

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Greg Porte

Greg, also a Geelong local, has been a community pharmacist for over 30 years. He was a partner in the pharmacy at Bellarine Village for over 20 years and continues to be a partner at Drysdale, Leopold and Newtown. Greg helped form the foundations of the Peak Pharmacies brand.

Greg has a passion for assisting customers  achieve their health needs through optimal medication management. He has a special interest in asthma care and vaccinations. 

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Shelley Thompson

Shelley came to Geelong in 1997 where she became the founding partner of the pharmacy at Bellarine Village, which was sold in February 2022.  The Peak group was developed in 2012 and Shelley oversaw the retail operations and the Peak Pharmacies brand as the groups Marketing Manager.  Shelley left the group in June 2024 after 30 years in pharmacy.

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Zane Wright

Zane joined the group during his Intern Pharmacist year and was an integral team member in developing the Peak Pharmacies brand.

Although originally from Charlton, Zane has made Geelong his home, bringing up his family and supporting the local community. 


Zane values strong community connections as well as providing exceptional customer service. Zane is the Managing partner at Peak Pharmacy Newtown.  

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