of a fascinating dynasty.
but on James Delahunty’s
side is his own reputation.
The owner of Delahunty
pharmacies is well-known as
a professional businessman
and community minded
He has friends in many
places ranging from real
estate proprietors to Chief
Justice Paul de Jersey.
Long time friend Tony Atkinson,
managing director of Raine and Horne
Queensland said from the early days
when they were at school James was
always involved with the community.
We go back 60 years. His parents
used to own the Grosvenor and two
pharmacies,” he said.
He was involved with a lot, particularly
in rugby union.”
One of Delahunty’s customers is Wal
Bishop, the owner of Wallace Bishop
They have been fellow retailers in the
CBD for 20 years.
Mr Bishop said Mr
Delahunty was known for
He’s very enthusiastic.
Anything he touches goes
well,” he said.
Pharmacy Guild of Australia
president Kos Sclavos said
the Delahuntys helped many
pharmacists get a leg up in the industry.
Many pharmacists do work experience
or pre-registration (an internship) at
Delahunty pharmacies,” he said.
James and his wife Carmel always
support the industry.
Carmel is also a role model to other
women in the pharmacy game.”
It seems it’s a case of like father, like
Leaf through the family photo album
and you’ll find yellowing pictures of Jas
J Snr, pict with the likes of Sir Raphael
Cilento, Sr Henry Able Smith, and Vince