The ACT government is looking at standing up more mass COVID-19 vaccination centres in the territory, but when they come online will come down to Commonwealth supply.
A government spokeswoman on Monday said Calvary Public Hospital Bruce and the territory's walk-in centres were being considered as among those that could become operational "as more supply becomes available".
The federal government could not, on Monday, confirm how many doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine contractor CSL was providing each week.
It also could not confirm when the vaccine manufacturer would hit its target of doling out 1 million doses of the vaccine a week.
The Commonwealth has been subjected to huge criticism over the past few days for the slow pace of Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Grattan Institute health program director Dr Stephen Duckett said the rollout had gone "extremely poorly" and was a reflection of a logistics and planning "failure".
"Initially, the targets were set when we assumed there'd be a secure international supply chain," he said.
"That didn't turn out to be the case. The targets were revised downwards, but even that revised target hasn't been met.
"Only about a third of the aimed-for doses have been given."
Dr Duckett said authorities in every Australian state and territory should be treating the vaccine rollout as a sprint rather than a marathon, and looking at setting up mass vaccination centres in large venues like stadiums.
Acting Australian chief medical officer Professor Michael Kidd on Monday said the country didn't need to start administering vaccines in stadiums for the time being, given its current rollout strategy was effective.
Dr Duckett said closed borders meant there was an economic cost of not getting all Australians vaccinated quickly.
"There are risks with not having high levels of the population vaccinated," Dr Duckett said.
"We've seen in Brisbane, for example, a breakout from hotel quarantine [and] we know there are new variants that we want to get ahead of."
ACT authorities have not indicated they would do something to the scale of vaccination hubs in stadiums.
Instead, the ACT government spokeswoman on Monday said the government had considered opening more mass vaccination centres at places like Calvary.
"The ACT is unique as we have no regional areas and a smaller population size," the spokeswoman said.
"It is expected more doses will become available across the country when the onshore manufacturing of AstraZeneca progresses.
"These additional hubs will become operational as more supply becomes available."
The vaccination hub at Garran Surge Centre has the capacity to dole out 6000 COVID-19 vaccines a week, but the territory is yet to see the kind of supply needed to deliver that.
Australian Medical Association ACT president Dr Antonio Di Dio said the territory's vaccination effort, specifically, would be further aided when more general practitioners were able to administer the vaccine.
He said 75 of the territory's GPs had put in an expression of interest to dole out COVID-19 jabs as of January. Of those, 18 were doing so at the beginning of the rollout, but the rest should start within weeks.
"The number of GP clinics in Australia that had the vaccine in the first week [of the rollout] was less than 1000, but it's going to be over 3000 by the end of this month, and over 4000 eventually later on," Dr Di Dio said.
He said Australians should consider the country's vaccine rollout in the context of it currently having almost no cases and no recent deaths from coronavirus.
"If you're in America, if you're in the United Kingdom, if you're in Italy, you want the whole population vaccinated yesterday," Dr Di Dio said.
"You don't care if lots and lots of thousands of unnecessary side effects happen or if the wrong people get the wrong dose; you don't care how many mistakes there are, you're just desperate for everybody to have it immediately.
"We are in the luxurious situation in Australia where we can actually try and get it right the first time for as many people as possible."
Dr Di Dio said he felt like the ACT didn't need another COVID-19 mass vaccination hub given the number of GPs that were set to come online, and the existing hub at Garran.
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