Senate debates

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Questions without Notice

COVID-19: Vaccination

2:46 pm

Photo of Richard ColbeckRichard Colbeck (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services) Share this | Hansard source

[by video link] As I indicated to the chamber earlier, the advice on the targets is based on the modelling of the Doherty Institute. It's not a number that has been chosen by the Prime Minister or, for that matter, any of the state premiers and national cabinet. It's based on research by the Doherty Institute on the thresholds required to start reopening the Australian economy and community during the pandemic. The thresholds that have been put forward are based on the research. As I indicated to Senator Siewert earlier, that research is going to be released publicly so all Australians—


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