Vaccine rollout: Health department boss defends disability care rollout after scathing report

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated September 28 2021 - 6:41am, first published 3:00am
Health department boss Brendan Murphy has defended the handling of the rollout in disability care. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Health secretary Brendan Murphy has challenged the findings of a scathing report into his department's handling of the vaccine rollout in disability care, insisting that the vulnerable cohort wasn't secretly "deprioritised" in favour of aged care at the start of the program.

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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.

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