Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: CALD COVID vaccination plan; Vaccine arrival and rollout; Victoria’s lockdown; New Zealand travel bubble.   GREG HUNT: Well, good afternoon everybody. I’m joined by Professor Paul Kelly, the Chief Medical Officer of Australia who has been in meetings with the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee, or the panel of medical experts today.…

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Transcript – The Today Show interview with Karl Stefanovic and Leila McKinnon

E&OE…                       Topics: Hotel quarantine outbreak, WHO Investigation   KARL STEFANOVIC: Pressure is mounting on the Federal Government for a major overhaul of Australia’s hotel quarantine system to keep highly infectious strains out.   LEILA MCKINNON: Yeah, that comes after two new cases of coronavirus were linked to Melbourne’s Holiday Inn, forcing an entire floor…

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Transcript – Doorstop Mount Martha

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Vaccine administration training; COVID-19 cases; hotel quarantine; ADF support   GREG HUNT: Well, good afternoon everybody. I’m delighted to be joined today by the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer for Australia, Professor Alison McMillan, and we’re here to announce the next step in preparation for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Somerville

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update, Travel arrangements with New Zealand, Vaccine rollout; CSL production of AstraZeneca; EU delays; Germany’s claims on AstraZeneca; Novavax; Britain/UAE border closure; South African variant of the virus; National booking system   GREG HUNT: I’m pleased to be able to provide an update both in terms of COVID-19 and cases in…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine roll out, NZ travel bubble   GREG HUNT: Thank you everybody and I’m delighted to be able to provide an update to both the vaccine rollout and additional protections with regards to COVID-19 for international travellers into Australia.   I think, firstly and most importantly, it’s important to be able to…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Removal of last remaining hotspot definition; Pfizer vaccine; Australian Open.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, and thank you for joining us today.   I’m pleased to be able to provide advice that the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, has today removed the last remaining hotspot definition in Australia.   He…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Mount Martha

E&OE…                       Topics: $38 million for diabetes and cardiovascular research, International and domestic COVID vaccination update; Vaccine rollout – open call for general practice vaccinations next week; Emerging strains posing risk to vaccine development; Pregnant women and COVID vaccination; Acting Prime Minister’s comments; Craig Kelly; National approach to traffic light system; Health infrastructure; Vaccine rollout…

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Transcript – 7.30 Report interview with Stan Grant

E&OE…                       Topics: Sydney cricket test; Vaccine roadmap; Phase 1A priority recipients; Consideration to mandating mandatory vaccination; Vaccine effectiveness; Herd immunity; UK strain.   STAN GRANT: Minister, thank you so much for your time.   GREG HUNT: Pleasure.   STAN GRANT: There’s a lot to get through today, but I just wanted to start with…

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