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Vaccination delays for top priority groups in disability sector spark investigation

They were meant to be among the first Australians to be vaccinated, but more than 25,000 disability accommodation residents are still waiting

Australia’s disability royal commission will investigate the Covid vaccine rollout amid complaints that disability accommodation residents and care workers are facing long waits for jabs – despite being in the top priority phase 1a group.

The Morrison government has been facing increasing criticism over the low numbers of residents vaccinated so far, with peak bodies, the opposition and a former disability discrimination commissioner claiming it had failed to prioritise disability care.

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