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Health department boss told staff incoming vaccine chief wouldn’t ‘change anything’, email reveals

Scott Morrison had earlier said Lt Gen John Frewen would have ‘very direct command and control’ over vaccination rollout

Australia’s health department chief assured his workforce that Lt Gen John Frewen did not want to “change anything on the ground” when the military figure was appointed to take charge of the sluggish vaccination rollout.

Documents obtained by Guardian Australia under freedom of information (FoI) laws show Prof Brendan Murphy told employees in June that Frewen was “incredibly respectful of what we are doing here at Health”.

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