Aussies warned: COVID restrictions to stay

The COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out from February — but it could still be months before border and health restrictions ease, Aussies have been told. The COVID-19 vaccine rollout will not signal the end of restrictions with it likely to be months before Australia...

ScoMo accused of ‘hysterical’ vaccine claims

Scott Morrison has come under fire over Australia’s new coronavirus vaccine timeline which he unveiled just days after warning that fast-tracking the rollout would be “very dangerous”. Labor health spokesman Chris Bowen on Thursday welcomed the decision to bring forward the jabs to February following...

No delays to coronavirus vaccine: PM

Vulnerable Australians, healthcare and quarantine workers are expected to get access to a free coronavirus jab as early as February. Scott Morrison unveiled the new immunisation timeline on Thursday as both NSW and Victoria recorded no new locally acquired cases. The Prime Minister moved to...

Rushing vaccine rollout ‘dangerous’: PM

Scott Morrison has condemned calls to speed up a coronavirus vaccine rollout across Australia as “very dangerous”. The Therapeutic Goods Administration was expected to have at least one vaccine approved by the end of January. Batches of the vaccine would then be tested ahead of...

Vaccine rollout ‘ahead of schedule’

Australia’s health minister says a contract with a COVID-19 vaccine provider has been finalised, and the country is on track to distribute all vaccines by October. Australia’s contract with a coronavirus vaccine provider has been finalised and the national rollout is “ahead of schedule”, Health...