Coronavirus vaccine rollout: Just 6.5 per cent of disability care residents have received vaccine

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
April 21 2021 - 1:51am
Health Minister Greg Hunt asserted it had always been the plan to vaccinate people with disabilities and aged care residents in stages. Picture: Getty Images

Just 6.5 per cent of residents at Australia's disability care facilities have received a COVID-19 vaccine, eight weeks on from the start of the trouble-plagued rollout, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.