Hunt says Australia need not rush COVID vaccine approval for under-12s

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated November 14 2021 - 7:33am, first published November 13 2021 - 10:25pm
Health Minister Greg Hunt says Australia need not rush COVID vaccine approval for under-12s. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Greg Hunt has defended making under-12s wait until after Christmas gatherings for their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, but says the nation's booster rollout for adults will be one of the earliest in the world.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.