National cabinet sets 80 per cent vaccination 'in principle; target to COVID-19 freedom

Karen Barlow
Updated July 31 2021 - 7:06am, first published July 30 2021 - 6:00pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a national COVID-19 vaccination target of 80 per cent will be required for Australia to reopen the nation and end debilitating pandemic restrictions.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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