Grattan Institute: 80% COVID-19 vaccination rate needed for Australia to reopen

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
Updated July 29 2021 - 10:15am, first published 7:00am
An 80 per cent vaccination rate is needed to end lockdowns, the Grattan Institute says. Picture: Geoff Jones

Australia has been warned 80 per cent of all 25.7 million residents being fully-vaccinated is the "only way" to see life return to normal.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.