Today marks the beginning of Australia’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Nurses and aged care residents have started receiving their vaccinations along with other frontline workers and those at high-risk. We look forward to better protection for workers, safer workplaces and gradual return to our everyday lives as the vaccination gets taken up.
As professional leaders in this area, nurses and midwives can find the NMBA’s position statement on vaccination here.
The ANMF’s policy on vaccination is here.
ANMF Evidence on the COVID vaccine is here.
Photos below from ABC coverage.