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Labor demands Indigenous vaccine numbers as fears grow over western NSW Delta outbreak

Opposition calls on the Morrison government to ‘come clean’ as Walgett lockdown exposes low vaccination rates

As the Delta outbreak in western New South Wales continues to grow in vulnerable Aboriginal communities of Dubbo and Walgett, Labor is demanding the federal government publish daily data on Indigenous vaccination rates and “come clean” about exactly where those doses are going.

“The government needs to be honest about the failure of the vaccine rollout for First Nations Australians,” Labor’s health spokesman, Mark Butler, and Indigenous affairs spokeswoman, Linda Burney, said in a joint statement.

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