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Q: In the party room, issues were raised about the application of compulsory register and they intimated it would supercharge the anti-vax movement. Given you have been labouring safety, what is the government proposing to do to counter this information from activists?
I was not in the party room meeting this week but I had a good and full report and I understand there were a lot of contributions in that debate and that is the nature of our party room. It was very much about how helpful these sorts of registers can be for parents and getting the balance right again under this question is really important. There are lots of different views that you have to take into account and ensure that you are focused and getting the best health outcomes for Australians.
Will Indigenous Australians be considered among the “vulnerable” Australians who will receive the vaccine first?
The medical expert panel is considering the appropriate place for Indigenous Australians in the rollout and they have total freedom to recommend and whatever that recommendations are in relation to the priority then we will be adopting those.
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