Australia’s vaccination rollout strategy has been an epic fail. Now Scott Morrison is trying to gaslight us | Kevin Rudd

Australia’s vaccination rollout strategy has been an epic fail. Now Scott Morrison is trying to gaslight us | Kevin Rudd

The Guardian

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The prime minister has displayed a breathtaking level of political complacency that borders on professional negligence

Australians should be proud of their success in suppressing and eliminating coronavirus so far. This is largely due to the efforts of state governments – Labor and Liberal – in containing local outbreaks through a combination of mandatory quarantines, temporary lockdowns and effective contact tracing. And the Australian people themselves have played the biggest part by making this strategy of containment, and eventual elimination, work.

The same cannot be said of the federal government’s vaccination strategy where they have politically trumpeted their success. The daily reality of the vaccination rollout strategy reveals a litany of policy and administrative failures.

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