This information is taken directly from the Australian Government, Department of Health website – https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covid-19/when-will-i-get-a-covid-19-vaccine
This video describes how vaccines will be rolled out, and who they will go to first. Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines will become available in phases. Priority groups have been identified using public health, medical and epidemiological evidence. Learn about priority groups and who will receive the first doses of the vaccine. This includes people that would be at higher risk of serious illness if they contracted COVID-19, and those most likely to be exposed to it.
DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLIES ARE GOVERNED BY THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT.
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