Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

RACHEL STEPHEN-SMITH: Alright, well welcome everyone here to Canberra Hospital’s COVID-19 surge centre. This incredible facility was built really quickly when we didn’t know what was going to happen with COVID-19 in case we needed extra emergency department capacity. But for the last two months it’s been a COVID-19 testing centre, and now it’s our…

Interview with David Speers – Insiders – ABC

E&OE…                       Topics: The timeframe for vaccinations for COVID-19; overcoming vaccine hesitancy; rape allegations in Parliament.   DAVID SPEERS: Minister, welcome to the program.   GREG HUNT: Morning.   DAVID SPEERS: Let’s just start with this point about how long it’s taken to get to the point we’re at now.   Australia did take longer…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine rollout in Australia.   GREG HUNT: Good afternoon everybody. I am joined by Professor Brandan Murphy who is the head of the Vaccines Taskforce. We wanted to outline today the next steps with regards to phase 1A of Australia’s COVID vaccine program, which begins next Monday.   Before doing so, I,…

Transcript – 2GB interview with Jim Wilson

E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine arrival in Australia; Victoria lockdown;   JIM WILSON: Big news this afternoon, very exciting. The first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine has arrived in Australia. Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the great news earlier today.   The first dose is set to be rolled out in one week beginning next Monday.…