The fight to overhaul Australia’s vaccine rollout
Federal and state governments are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of Australia’s vaccine rollout, while hundreds of millions of people around the world have now received their vaccines. Many countries are now starting to prepare for the resumption of international travel.
But in Australia the slow rate of vaccination has led to state premiers becoming more vocal in their criticisms of the federal plan. On Monday Scott Morrison held an emergency meeting of the national cabinet to develop a new vaccine strategy.
Today, chief political correspondent for The Saturday Paper, Karen Middleton on where Australia’s rollout went wrong, and the plan state governments are pushing for.
Guest: Chief political correspondent for The Saturday Paper Karen Middleton.
Ramping up the vaccine rollout in The Saturday Paper
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