Monday, 23 August 2021
Questions without Notice
As I indicated, there are a number of Defence teams and personnel in New South Wales supporting New South Wales requirements. Defence has also deployed five vaccine delivery teams to support NSW Health in regional New South Wales. Defence is supporting NSW Health by providing 12 public health support teams to assist with COVID-19 case management. There are also five vaccine delivery teams to support NSW Health in regional New South Wales. There are eight teams operating at the New South Wales Public Health Emergency Operations Centre in St Leonards. Two teams are operating in facilities in Parramatta. One team is operating in Liverpool. One team is operating at Nepean Hospital. Defence has committed a further four teams to assist NSW Health with these activities. From tomorrow, 24 August, these personnel will be deployed to NSW Health districts as required. Defence has responded to all requests for assistance from Emergency Management Australia.