First vaccination bus hits the streets

'Jabba the Bus' is taking COVID-19 vaccines to people in rural Victoria as authorities battle a new outbreak

Australia's first dedicated COVID-19 vaccination bus will be launched in regional Victoria in a bid to boost country immunisation rates. 

Goulburn Valley Health has announced 'Jabba the Bus' will travel across the Shepparton region, which has been battling an outbreak from early September, administering both Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs.

The bus, which has three pods and is disability-friendly, will aid efforts to break down barriers regional Victorians face in getting the coronavirus jab, including