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First Canberrans are vaccinated against COVID-19

The ACT received its first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine today; among the first were a nurse and a woman of 86.

Vaccine resistance on the rise among Australians

New analysis from the Australian National University (ANU) has found a substantial increase in Australians’ resistance and hesitancy towards COVID-19 vaccines. More than one in five Australians (21.7%) said in January 2021 they...

No designated COVID-19 vaccination hub in Eden-Monaro

Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Kristy McBain, said she is “shocked and concerned” to learn there is no designated COVID-19 vaccination hub in Eden-Monaro for the first phase of the national vaccine rollout. Some...

Should COVID-19 vaccines be compulsory?

As Australia rolls out the COVID-19 vaccine, policymakers face a complex question: should they make the vaccine compulsory?

COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine will reach the ACT next week

Four thousand Canberrans will be among the first in Australia to receive the Pfizer BioNTech coronavirus vaccine once supplies reach the ACT next week – but most Canberrans will not be eligible...

PM says additional vaccine doses secured, WA bushfires ‘concerning’, conversation with POTUS ‘warm’

PM says additional vaccine doses secured, WA bushfires ‘concerning’, conversation with POTUS ‘warm’ Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced today Australia had secured an additional 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Pfizer and...

PM flags coronavirus suppression, vaccine as key priorities

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said COVID-19, jobs, essential services, national security, and caring for the country were priorities for 2021.

ACT’s rapid COVID-19 vaccine program ‘not a matter of turning up to the GP’

$19 million of expenses and $4.5 million of capital funding will support the launch of the ACT’s COVID-19 vaccine program from February.

TGA formally approves vaccine on one-year anniversary of Australia’s first COVID case

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the formal approval of the Pfizer COVID vaccine by the TGA.

‘Don’t forget us’: Unions call for teachers to be added to vaccine priority list

ACT education unions are advocating for teachers and support staff to be included as priority group for vaccination.

ANU supercomputer looking for drug to deter COVID-19

The Australian National University (ANU) is leading the way for COVID-19 research using Australia’s fastest supercomputer, Gadi, based in Canberra.

Only one new case of COVID 19 recorded in last six days

Only one new case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the ACT in the last six days, with no new cases detected in Canberra overnight.