Tag: Rollout

Public policy failure of Coalition’s vaccine rollout

Far worse than the ALP’s Pink Bats and how many has this government let die

Is the Morrison Government’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout program one of Australia’s biggest ever public policy failures?

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Scott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout | Australian politics | The Guardian

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media at Kirribilli House

Scott Morrison has been accused of misrepresenting advice from the government’s immunisation advisers, Atagi, who he has sought to blame for the slow rollout of Australia’s vaccination program. The prime minister has incorrectly claimed that Atagi made an “assumption” in its vaccine approval planning that Covid-19 cases would remain low – when their advice on AstraZeneca vaccines in fact warned the opposite. Morrison made the comments on Thursday, doubling down on an earlier attempt to blame the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation for the botched rollout.

Source: Scott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout | Australian politics | The Guardian

As Australia’s vaccination bungle becomes clear, Morrison’s political pain is only just beginning

Morrison now faces multiple, serious threats Coupled with a poorly managed political crisis over the treatment of women, Morrison’s 2021 has been tin-eared. A sharp decline of public trust in government, in expertise, and in institutional competence looms as a clear and present danger for Morrison’s popularity.

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