Skipping the vaccine queue in Canberra unhelpful: ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith

Alex Crowe
Cassandra Morgan
Updated April 27 2021 - 5:33pm, first published 1:00pm

ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith has said it's unhelpful, inappropriate and unnecessary for Canberrans to try to skip the COVID-19 vaccine queue, in light of revelations a number of ineligible people recently got the jab.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories.

Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Canberra Times health reporter

It has never been more important for Canberrans to be able to access reliable and accurate information about health. As The Canberra Times’ health reporter, I am committed to ensuring our readers have access to this. I, like many in the territory, have family members who work in the sector. Although providing comprehensive coverage on the coronavirus pandemic is obviously my number one priority, I aim to frequently shed light on the fantastic work our frontline professionals do, as well as the challenges they face. Email me tips and story ideas at:

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