Australian maternity workers showed high levels of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, research finds

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
November 15 2021 - 7:00pm

Surprisingly few doctors and midwives in Australia were recommending pregnant and breastfeeding women have the COVID-19 vaccine when it became available, new research has found, despite international medical consensus that it was safe and beneficial.

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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 political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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