Scott Morrison's AstraZeneca shift triggers more vaccine rollout confusion

Lucy Bladen
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Lucy Bladen, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated June 30 2021 - 8:47pm, first published 5:42am
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said the decision to invite under-60s to consult with their GP about taking AstraZeneca was a captain's call from Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been accused of making a "captain's call" and "throwing a hand grenade into the vaccine program" by promoting a path for under-60s to take the AstraZeneca jab, as more confusion and mixed-messaging strikes Australia's beleaguered rollout.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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.

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