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COVID-19 vaccination program rollout
Northern Queensland PHN is supporting the Australian Government’s COVID-19 vaccination program rollout, working closely with healthcare providers and all levels of government, as well as other key partners in health, to ensure a successful vaccine rollout across our region.
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Vaccine information portal

The Australian Government has created a portal containing news and information about the development, approval process, and plans for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines.

National vaccine rollout information

The COVID-19 Vaccination Policy will guide the rollout of safe and effective vaccines to all Australians.

Read the Australian Vaccination Policy.

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines commenced on 21 February 2021. The Australian Government aims to have as many people vaccinated as possible in 2021. Identified priority groups are the first people to be receiving vaccines and includes Residential Aged Care Facility residents, frontline health workers and quarantine staff.

Read the National Rollout Strategy.

Queensland vaccine rollout information

The Queensland Government is working alongside the Australian Government to rollout the COVID-19 vaccine to all Queenslanders.

The vaccine rollout will happen in 5 stages and aims to:

  • protect our most vulnerable community members
  • protect and maintain our robust health system
  • contain COVID-19 at our international borders by protecting priority frontline health care, border, and quarantine workers.

Read more about Queensland’s vaccine rollout.

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Queensland commenced on 21 February 2021. The COVID-19 vaccine Queensland rollout strategy details the priority vaccination of Queensland health care workers in Phase 1A and future phases.

Prior to receiving their COVID-19 vaccination, Queensland’s health care workers will be required to complete Pre-Vaccination Screening Questions.

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25 January 2022

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