Two new vaccination hubs to open on the Gold Coast

TWO new vaccinations hubs are set to open their doors on the Gold Coast.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Monday, the new facilities will be opened in Tugun and Coomera in the next couple of weeks.

“We realise that we have growth populations and we need to have more,” the Premier told reporters at the Broadbeach Vaccination Hub.


“So we’re going to be opening a new one in Tugun, where we will administer 800 vaccinations per day.

“And at Coomera we will be open another centre and they will be able to do 2,500 vaccinations a day and that will increase to 3,000.

“So if you live in those areas rest assured that you will be able to go close by and get your vaccination.”

Planning for the two new hubs is underway now with further details to be released in the near future.

It was also revealed 63.78% of Queenslanders have now had their first dose of the vaccine and 44.88% are fully vaccinated.

The Premier was also questioned about whether the borders will open back up for the festive season after Deputy Premier Steven Miles hinted on Sunday that families may not be able to reunite for Christmas.

Ms Palaszczuk remained insistent she would not set a date until she was updated modelling.

“We’ve got National Cabinet happening this Friday and hopefully we get our papers before the meeting and, of course, we want to see that updated Doherty modelling released to the public,” she said.

“So I’m really looking forward to seeing that this week.”

The Premier was also quizzed on what life will look like in Queensland once 80% of the population are double-vaccinated.

She said she was pleased with how the state was tracking now.

“Well, look at what our life is like now in Queensland,” she said.

“I’m pretty proud of the life we have in Queensland.”