GPs will be front of the queue for COVID-19 vaccine, confirms govt

National Cabinet has endorsed a preliminary vaccination strategy for Australia

GPs will be among the first Australians to receive a coronavirus vaccine, along with other front-line health workers and quarantine hotel staff.

The National Cabinet endorsed its preliminary strategy for administering a future COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, confirming there will be no charge to anyone eligible for a Medicare card.

Its key priority is vaccinating groups with the highest risk of exposure.

They also include disability support workers and staff in aged care facilities.

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