Australia’s vaccine rollout is set to receive a little cash boost from the federal government.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to give a key speech today, ahead of the new parliamentary year.
He’ll outline his five priorities for the 2021 year.
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As part of that, Mr Morrison is tipped to announce an extra $1.9 billion dollars to help roll out the coronavirus vaccine.
Doses of the Pfizer vaccine will start rolling out later this month, with frontline workers and elderly people to receive the jabs first.
The official commencement date is still yet to be confirmed, with development still happening overseas.