State govt to text Queenslanders urging them to get vaccinated

The Queensland government is ramping up its vaccine campaign, to try and get more jabs in arms.

Queenslanders will soon receive a text urging them to get vaccinated before another outbreak hits the state.

It comes amid the latest figures showing we’re lagging behind all the other states and territories in the rollout, with just over 50 per cent of people receiving their first dose.


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We’d need to be achieving 70 and 80 per cent national and state-based rates before more restrictions can ease according to the national plan.

Queensland’s supply of Pfizer will soon be boosted with another 435,000 doses on their way from the Commonwealth this month.

The state government insists now is the time for all Queenslanders to be registering for appointments if they haven’t already.

It’s understood a new advertising campaign is also in the works and will be released later this month.

As more doses become available, more pop-up clinics will open around the state as well, targeting regions with lower vaccination rates.