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‘Unconscionable’ to lift lockdowns before all Australians with disability can be vaccinated, inquiry says

Scathing report finds federal health department ‘seriously deficient’ in rolling out vaccine to people with disability

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The disability says governments should not lift lockdowns until all people with disability have had the “opportunity to be fully vaccinated” – even if states and territories hit the 70% fully vaccinated threshold.

In a scathing draft report handed down on Monday morning, the royal commission found the federal department of health’s approach to vaccinating people with disabilities had been “seriously deficient”.

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